Wetlands for our Future: Sustainable Livelihoods.

Wetlands for our Future: Sustainable Livelihoods.

World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on 2 February. This day marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on 2 February 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar on the shores of the Caspian Sea.

“Wetlands for our Future: Sustainable Livelihoods.” Is the theme for World Wetlands Day in 2016. This theme is selected to demonstrate the vital role of wetlands for the future of humanity and specifically their relevance towards achieving the new Sustainable Development Goals.

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