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Exploring Synergies for Peatlands – Detecting and enhancing the global importance of peatlands in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals - Workshop report
In response to various international resolutions and decisions1 that call for cooperation on peatland conservation, restoration and wise use, the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) invited the Secretariats of relevant multilateral nvironmental agreements (MEAs) - the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, UNFCCC, CBD, UNCCD, CMS/AEWA, Water Convention – as well as contracting parties, international organisations and peatland experts2 to a workshop at its International Academy for Nature Conservation. The objective of the meeting was to explore existing and potential synergies and opportunities for joint activities to safeguard the multiple ecosystem services of peatlands. Besides, a road map was sketch that identified entry points for enhanced collaboration and the creation of future synergies.
English PDF 4.50 MB
Ramsar COP 13 Resolution XIII.13
Restoration of degraded peatlands to mitigate and adapt to climate change and enhance biodiversity and disaster risk reduction
English 13_PEATLAND_RESTORATION_E 195.88 KB