About the COP13

The 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP13) will be held at the Festival Arena in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from 21 to 29 October 2018. During these days Contracting Parties will convene to assess progress in the implementation of the Convention and the wise use of wetlands, and plan their own work and that of the Secretariat for the next triennium. The theme for COP13 is “Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future”.

The 55th meeting of the Standing Committee will take place on 21 October 2018.