World Wetlands Day 2017 materials are now available!

World Wetlands Day 2017 materials are now available!

29 November 2016

2 February, World Wetlands Day is rapidly approaching. For the 2017 edition, we invite you to join us and raise awareness around the theme “Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction” Today we’re thrilled to announce that all outreach materials are now available to download at

All materials are now available to download at: 

Download highlights

The WWD logo in the form of a Lily pad is available in both colour and in black and white, for use on any outreach products in either a horizontal or vertical format.

With useful information for you to use and adapt to your local circumstances. Get the full strategy behind World Wetlands Day and lots of tips for what you can do. 

Main Poster for  getting involved in World Wetlands Day

Photo contest poster with information about the youth Wetland Photo Contest starting 2 February to 2 March 2017

Colour-in poster for kids

A poster to adapt for local events. 

These three sheets can be used as hand-outs or as mini-posters and provide information about the value of Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction. 

  • Wetlands are a natural safeguard against disasters
  • Five wetlands that help us cope with extreme weather events
  • Wetlands Sustain Lives. How can we take care of them?

Also available are a comic strip “The Water Bank”, T-Shirt design et video.

Please note that InDesign files are available to adapt the materials to your context.

 How can you help?

  • Please help publicize WWD 2017 and encourage youth to participate in the Wetland Photo Contest that runs from 2 February to 2 March 2017.
  • Consider acting as a local organizer of wetland site visits for youth and/or hold educational events targeting other groups.

Since its inception, the production and distribution of materials for World Wetlands Day have been financially supported by the Evian Project funded by the Danone Group.