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Suncheon to host wetland forum

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Suncheon to host wetland forum

 

A group of 100 local government delegates from 18 wetland cities from seven countries are confirmed to participate in an international conference to launch the " Wetlands and the Ramsar Sites network” in Suncheon.

 

The meeting of heads of local governments will share the policies of conservation of wetlands in 18 cities including cases of utilizing wetlands as urban infrastructure. They will also conduct the official launch of the network to promote sustainable cooperation.

 

The Ramsar Wetland City is a system jointly proposed and adopted by South Korea and Tunisia at the 12th General Assembly of the Ramsar Convention in 2015.

 

Under the agreement, 18 cities from seven countries were also certified as wetland cities of the Ramsar Convention at the 13th General Assembly last year.

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