Youth Engaged in Wetlands or "YEW" is an international youth team committed to the conservation, protection, and wise-use of wetlands. YEW provides a global platform for young people to enable and empower them to help support the mission of The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands.
"We are here today and we will be here tomorrow, committed to this urgent mission to save our wetlands."
COP 13 YOUTH DECLARATION
Youth Engaged in Wetlands will provide a global platform for young people to enable and empower them to help protect and promote our wetlands through: raising awareness, building capacity, fostering partnerships, campaigning for action, and exchanging information.
Youth Engaged in Wetlands is identified as the leading youth network for wetlands, and is recognized as a key stakeholder for the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands through meaningful engagement in the processes of the Convention, ensuring intergenerational cooperation.