The Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran, is an intergovernmental treaty . maintain the ecological character of their Wetlands of International Importance and to plan for the "wise use", or sustainable use, of all of the wetlands in their territories.
People are at the heart of wetland conservation. For this reason, the Ramsar Convention supports governments to value the cultural heritage of wetlands, the livelihoods they provide, and the rights of communities to participate in their management.
Ramsar Convention -A Wetlands Protection pact covering over 20 sites in the Republic of Ireland as well as others in The Northern Irish member of the British Commonwealth. Ramsar is signed by over 120 member nations