Asian Wetland Symposium /
Ramsar Pre-COP12 Asia Regional Meeting
3-7 November 2014, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Introduction
The Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia, the Ramsar Convention Secretariat, Wetlands International Japan and Ramsar Center Japan host the Asian Wetland Symposium (AWS)/Ramsar Pre-COP12 Asia Regional Meeting (RARM) in Siem Reap from 3 to 7 November 2014.

This meeting is to prepare for COP12 of the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran, 1971), to be held in June 2015, in Punta del Este, Uruguay.

It is expected that some 100 delegates will attend the joint meeting, made up of approximately 33 Ramsar National Focal Points from the Asia region, staff from the Secretariat of the Ramsar Convention, Ramsar Center Japan and Wetlands International Japan, and the remainder will be from NGOs, scientists and other wetland experts.