The Ramsar Secretariat

The Ramsar Convention Secretariat carries out the day-to-day coordination of the Convention's activities. The offices are co-located with IUCN (the International Union for the Conservation of Nature) in Gland, Switzerland, which provides some supporting services to the Convention and Secretariat staff are legally considered to be employees of IUCN. 


Rue Mauverney 28
CH-1196 Gland, Switzerland
T. +41 22 999 01 70
F. +41 22 999 01 69
Email: ramsar[at]

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