IPBC Partners are working together to connect and share expertise on blue carbon with the global community through events, workshops and knowledge exchange sessions.
This event is co-organized by the Secretariat of the Convention on Wetlands.
Protecting and restoring wetlands presents enormous potential for climate change mitigation as well as adaptation. Inter-tidal marshes, mangroves, and seagrass beds (blue carbon ecosystems) are among the most valuable ecosystems in terms of the services they provide. Under the Convention on Wetlands, Contracting Parties adopted several key resolutions regarding the importance of wetlands for climate changes mitigation and adaptation. However, wetlands continue to face degradation.
This event aims to address the current global and regional perspectives on financial opportunities for wetland conservation for climate implications. It also seeks to identify the challenges and benefits of these initiatives and how these investments can be scaled-up to tap the full potential of wetlands.
Partners are encouraged to submit new events for the calendar which will be considered by the Coordinator Team. Please include a photograph where possible.