About AWS

This symposium provides a single platform for discussions among various sectors including national and local governments, NGOs, scientific experts, the private sector, and local and indigenous peoples engaged in wetland management.

What's New

  • 20.Apr.2017Registration is updated.
  • 17.Apr.2017Call for Abstracts is open.
  • 10.Apr.2017Call for Abstracts is updated.
  • 15.Dec.2016The 1st announcement is available.
  • 01.Dec.2016The website has been released.


  • Ministry of the Environment, Japan
  • Wetlands International Japan
  • Ramsar Center Japan
  • Japan Wetlands Society


  • Ramsar Regional Center - East Asia
  • Saga Prefecture
  • Saga City
  • Kashima City
  • Arao City
  • International Lake Environment Committee Foundation