France has published an expert report on Ramsar Sites and the preservation of marine turtles in support of the implementation of Resolution XIII.24.
The Islamic Republic of Iran is hosting an "International Ceremony on the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands".
On the occasion of World Wetlands Day, France has doubled the area of its Wetland of International Importance covering the peatlands and lakes of the Jura mountain range.
Germany has named as a Wetland of International Importance the Rosenheim Basin Bogs to mark World Wetlands Day.
The Philippines celebrates World Wetlands Day by naming its eighth Wetland of International Importance, the Sasmuan Pampanga Coastal Wetlands in Manila Bay.