PCS staff member represents Palau at International Convention on Wetlands
Koror, Palau – The Seventh Oceania Regional Meeting of the Ramsar Convention was held on March 6 – 8 in Nadi, Fiji. The aim of the meeting was to bring together Contracting Parties of Oceania to review the progress of the national and regional implementation of the Ramsar Convention.
The Ramsar Convention, also known as the Convention on Wetlands, is an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands and was adopted in 1971. Palau became a Contracting Party (member state) in 2003 and has one site designated as a Wetland of International Importance (Ramsar site) – Lake Ngardok Nature Reserve in Melekeok.