policy & advocacy
Letters to the national Ramsar focal points
Letters have been sent to the Ministries of Environments of Croatia (Hyla & WWF Adria), Turkey (WWF Turkey), France & Italy (PIM), Malta (Nature Trust) and Greece (WWF Greece), informing about the launch of the MedIsWet project, the Call to Action adopted by 2 scientific congresses (7th EPCN Workshop & 12th SWS Europe Chapter meeting) held in Faro and suggesting that the Med countries should report on their island wetlands conservation results in their Ramsar National Reports. The letters can be found in the following table.
Letter to the Greek Ministry of Environment
A letter was sent to the Greek Minister of Environment (and other recipients in the Ministry) regarding the necessity to implement the Biodiversity Law 3937/2011 and procceed to the protection of the island wetlands larger than 8 hectares through a Common Ministerial Decision.
Halt the degradation of Islands' wetlands of the Med Basin
"Scientists and practitioners participating in the 7th European Pond Conservation Network (EPCN) Workshop and the 12th meeting of the Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) Europe Chapter, held in Faro, Portugal (1-6 May 2017) extend a pledge to all interested parties, including the national Governments, the European Commission, local authorities and administrations, academia, the NGO community, donor agencies, and the public, on the urgent need to conserve the important wetland ecosystems of the Mediterranean islands."
Mediterranean Island Wetlands Project
Conservation of the island wetlands of the Mediterranean Basin