Transboundary Ramsar Sites

07/05/2013

 Collaborative international management of adjacent Ramsar Sites

Pursuant to Article 5 of the Convention and Resolution VII.19 (1999) on international cooperation:

"Increasingly, Ramsar Contracting Parties are designating their new and existing Ramsar Sites as Transboundary Ramsar Sites, meaning that an ecologically coherent wetland extends across national borders and the Ramsar Site authorities on both or all sides of the border have formally agreed to collaborate in its management, and have notified the Secretariat of this intent." (Ramsar Manual)

This is a cooperative management arrangement and not a distinct legal status for the Ramsar Sites involved.

Contracting PartiesIndividual Ramsar Sites and designation datesCommon TRS name (if any)Instrument

Hungary


Slovakia

Baradla Cave System and related wetlands (2001)

Domica (2001)

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14 Aug. 2001

18 Jan. 2001

Hungary


Slovakia

Felsö-Tisza (Upper Tisza) (2004)

Tisa River (2004)

Upper Tisza Valley6 Nov. 2003

Belgium


Luxembourg

Vallée de la Haute-Sûre (2003)

Vallée de la Haute-Sûre (2003)

Vallée de la Haute-Sûre8 March 2004

Austria

Czech Republic


Slovakia

Donau-March-Thaya-Auen (1982)
Untere Lobau (1982)

Mokrady dolního Podyjí (floodplain of lower Dyje River) (1993)

Moravské luhy (Morava flood plains) (1993)
Trilateral Ramsar Site Floodplains of the Morava-Dyje-Danube Confluence30 June 2004

Estonia


Latvia

Nigula Nature Reserve (1997)
Sookuninga Nature Reserve (2006)

Northern bogs (Ziemelu Purvi)(2002)

North Livonian Transboundary Ramsar Site

27 Dec. 2007


31 July 2006

Hungary

Slovakia

Ipoly Valley (2001)

Poiplie (1998)

.2 Feb. 2007

Belarus

Ukraine

Prostyr (2005)

Prypiat River Floodplains (1998)
Stokhid River Floodplains (1995)

Stokhid-Prypiat-Prostyr

4 Jan. 2008

1 Feb. 2008

Austria


Germany

Bayerische Wildalm and Wildalmfilz (2004)

Bayerische Wildalm (2007)

Austrian-Bavarian Wildalm7 Aug. 2008

France


Germany

Rhin supérieur / Oberrhein (2008)

Oberrhein / Rhin supérieur (2008)

Rhin supérieur / Oberrhein -- Oberrhein / Rhin supérieur28 Aug 2008

Gambia

Senegal

Niumi National Park (2008)

Delta du Saloum (1984)

Niumi-Saloum

26 Jun 2008

21 Oct 2008

Czech Republic


Poland

Krkonoská rašelinište (Krkonose mountains mires) (2003)

Subalpine peatbogs in Karkonosze Mountains (2002)
Krkonose/Karkonosze subalpine peatbogs

17 Sep 2009

14 Sep 2009

Austria

 

Hungary

Neusiedler See-Seewinkel (1982)

Lake Fertö (1989)
Nyirkai-Hany (2006)

Transboundary Ramsar Site Neusiedler See-Seewinkel - Fertö-Hanság ["Fertö-Hanság határon átnyúló ramsari területe"; "Grenzüberschreitendes Ramsar-Gebiet Neusiedlersee-Seewinkel-Waasen"]12 Nov 2009

Belarus

Lithuania

Kotra (2002)

Cepkeliai (1993)

-20 July 2010

2 July 2009

Bulgaria

Romania

Srebarna (1975)

Lake Calarasi (Iezerul Calarasi) (2012)

Lake Calarasi (Iezerul Calarasi) - Srebarna15 April 2013

Bulgaria


Romania

Belene Islands Complex (2002)

Suhaia (2012)

Suhaia - Belene Islands Complex15 April 2013

Bulgaria

Romania

Ibisha Island (2002)

Bistret (2012)

Bistret - Ibisha Island15 April 2013

Ramsar Site sign at Cepkeliai, in Alytus county, Lithuania.
Photo: Tobias Salathé, Ramsar, 2004.




Flooded Dyje forest in the Czech Republic's part of the "Trilateral Ramsar Site Floodplains of the Morava-Dyje-Danube Confluence.
Photo: Tobias Salathé, Ramsar, 2004.

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