The Convention on Wetlands of International Importance, called the Ramsar Convention, is the intergovernmental treaty that provides the framework for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources. The Convention, signed in Ramsar, Iran, in 1971, is fully recognized by the international community as an intergovernmental agreement and its Secretariat is administered by The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
The Ramsar Secretariats located in Gland, Switzerland within the IUCN Conservation Center. The Secretariat is under the authority of the Standing Committee of the Convention and ultimately of its Conference of the Parties and is answerable and reports to the Parties on a range of Convention-related issues. The Secretary General is the most senior position in the 22-member Ramsar Convention Secretariat.
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Photo: Lioness in the Okavango Delta - A Ramsar Site and UNESCO World Heritage Site in Botswana.iStock by Getty Images.