Dec 15, 2022

Global Webinar: Wetlands and Disaster Risk Reduction

  • Online
  • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm


The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Secretariat of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia (RRC-EA) and Wetlands International (WI) have collaborated on developing guidelines on Wetlands and Eco-DRR (Wetlands and Disaster Risk Reduction: A Guide for Wetland Managers) with an Asia and Pacific focus to disseminate it to support the implementation of Resolution XII.13 and integrate Eco-DRR in their Ramsar wetland management plans. With the view of disseminating the key concepts of the guideline, the collaborating partners organises a global webinar on the 15th of December 2022, 11:30 – 13:00 CET.

The webinar highlights the importance of wetlands in climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction with a particular focus on the Asia Pacifica region and the countries identified as vulnerable to climate change.

Certificate of Attendance

All webinar attendees will receive a certificate of attendance issued by UNEP upon completion of the webinar knowledge assessment.

If you were not able to attend the webinar, you can still watch the recording below and complete the -pre and post-knowledge assessment to receive your UNEP-issued Certificate of Attendance.



  • Wetlands and Disaster Risk Reduction: A Guide for Wetland Managers: This guide provides an introduction to the interconnectivity between natural hazards, disasters, and wetlands. It outlines the key steps for integrating disaster risk reduction (DRR) with wetland management, to reduce hazard impacts to wetland ecosystems and the associated communities by promoting the approach of Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR).


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