The SWS International Chapter supports initiatives to form new regional chapters outside of North America and strives to strengthen ties between SWS and other international wetland organizations including the Ramsar Secretariat and Wetlands International.
SWS offers Gratis Membership Awards, which provides free SWS memberships to wetland professionals in less developed countries Mixed element/text selection. The International Chapter covers those members residing outside of the U.S., Canada, Asia, Europe, South America and the Oceania region. However, SWS members residing in the U.S. and Canada but with professional interests outside of the U.S. and Canada can also elect to be members of the International Chapter.
The Society of Wetland Scientists and the Bureau of the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran, 1971) have signed a memorandum of cooperation relating to the Cooperation for the Knowledgeable Management, Conservation, and Wise Use of Wetlands. Please click here to read the MOC.
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