Convention on Wetlands, COP14

November 2022

COP14 closes with 21 resolutions adopted to advance wetlands action for people and nature.

Photo by Sacha Dench / WWT

Contracting Parties and observers to the Convention on Wetlands met in Wuhan, China and Geneva, Switzerland from 5 to 13 November for the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties (COP14).

With the theme: ‘Wetland Action for People and Nature’, COP14 saw representatives from 146 Contracting Parties and 55 observer organizations convene to negotiate 24 draft resolutions aimed at strengthening Parties’ conservation and wise use of all wetlands. COP14 was hosted by the People’s Republic of China, with negotiations taking place in Geneva, Switzerland due to the ongoing COVID situation.