Campaign for Ramsar 50th anniversary

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Last updated: March 19th, 2021

The Convention on Wetlands was signed 50 years ago in Ramsar, Iran. The Convention is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a special campaign.

The campaign is an opportunity to remind policy makers and the public of the many habitats that fit under the name 'wetlands'. To help with this, the Secretariat making resources freely available online: factsheets, a logo, animated films, and a social media strategy.

You can find all of these on Ramsar50.org.

As well as pre-made social media tiles, Ramsar is also providing a system where you can create similar tiles but with your own photo and target wetland.

Ramsar50 tweet by Ramsar

For social media, the recommend the main hashtag of #RestoreWetlands. They will update the Resources on these event days during 2021:

March 22nd – World Water Day

May 8th – World Migratory Bird Day

May 22nd – International Day for Biological Diversity

June 8th – World Ocean Day

August 12th – International Youth Day

October 13th – International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

November 1st – 12th – UNFCCC COP 26

 

You can also see a webinar explaining the campaign and its strategy on the Ramsar Capacity Building pages.

 

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