The next Asian Wetland Symposium will happen online from 5 to 9 July 2021.
The 9th Symposium is calling for submissions of spoken or poster presentations. If you are interested, please consider sharing an abstract with the organisers by 7 May.
There are eight topics:
- Impacts of COVID-19 on wetlands
- Nature-based Solutions (NbS) and ecosystem-based approaches to disaster risk reduction (Eco-DRR)
- Wetland management, conservation and restoration
- Wise use of wetlands
- Wetland education, nature and art
- Urban and rural wetlands
- Multi-stakeholder participation and citizen science
- Regional policy issues
Find fuller descriptions on the topics, and the process of submitting abstracts on the AWS9 website.
The Asian Wetland Symposium will be held online on 21 – 25 June 2021. It is supported by the Ramsar Regional Centre – East Asia, the city of Suncheon, Ramsar Center Japan, and Wetlands International.