Fundraising Priorities for the Triennium 2023- 2025

The fundraising priorities for the triennium 2023 to 2025 were decided by Contracting Parties at the 14th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties that took place in Geneva Switzerland and Wuhan China from 5 to 13 November 2022. Funding for these priority activities is exclusively through voluntary contributions from interested public and private-sector entities.

For more information about the priority activities and how to make a contribution contact .

List of fundraising priorities

Priority

Short Description

1

Ramsar Advisory Missions (RAM)

A mechanism under the Convention to enable Contracting Parties access technical expertise and advice to address threats to the ecological character of Wetlands of International Importance, which if not resolved could lead to their loss and degradation.

2

 Youth and Wetlands

Strengthening youth engagement in the implementation of the Convention and conservation of wetlands.

3

Regional Initiatives networks and centres support

Support the activities of Regional Ramsar centres to undertake training, capacity building and facilitate regional cooperation.

4

World Wetlands Day

Annual communication campaign to raise global awareness about wetlands aimed at fostering their conservation, wise use and restoration.

5

Wetland Inventories

Support Contracting Parties to conduct or complete their national wetland inventories. 

6

Conference of the Contracting Parties (COP15)

Facilitate the attendance and participation of Contracting Parties listed on the DAC list as eligible to receive Official Development Assistance and the UN Conference on Trade and Development’s list of Small Island Developing States (SIDS).

7

 Supporting the work of the Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP)

Support the accomplishment of the priority tasks as listed in the work plan of the Scientific Panel.

8

Pre-COP15 regional meetings sponsorship for eligible delegates

Facilitate the attendance and participation of Contracting Parties to attend Pre- COP regional meetings.

9

CEPA Programme

Funding the Conventions' Programme on communication, capacity building, education, participation and awareness.