The 10th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties (Ramsar, Iran, 1971)

21/10/2008


"Healthy Wetlands, Healthy People"
10th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties
to the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran, 1971)
Changwon, Republic of Korea, 28 October - 4 November 2008
 
Ramsar COP10 DOC. 37
Available in English only

Guide to draft Resolutions and related Information Papers for consideration under each COP10 Agenda item

This tabulation has been prepared by the Secretariat in order to assist Contracting Parties and other delegates in identifying which draft Resolutions and Information Papers will be considered under, or are relevant to, each COP10 Agenda item.

Note.
COP10 DOC8 – DOC13 (Regional implementation overviews) will be considered at the regional meetings on Tuesday 28 October 2008.  COP10 DOC.3 provides general advice on preparation and consideration of draft Resolutions and is relevant to the overall COP process under Agenda items XIII-XVIII below.

Agenda item

Draft Resolutions (COP10 DRs)

Information Papers (COP10 DOCs)

I      Opening of the Meeting

 

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II     General Statements

 

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III    Adoption of the Agenda

 

COP10 DOC. 1, Rev. 2 COP10 Provisional Agenda

IV    Adoption of the Rules of Procedure

 

COP10 DOC. 2 Rev.1 Rules of Procedure for meetings of the Conference of the Contracting Parties

V     Election of the Chairperson and Vice-Chairpersons and remarks by the Chairperson

 

COP10 DOC. 2 Rev.1 Rules of Procedure for meetings of the Conference of the Contracting Parties

VI    Appointment of the Credentials Committee and any other committees

 

COP10 DOC. 2 Rev.1  Rules of Procedure for meetings of the Conference of the Contracting Parties

VII  Admission of Observers

 

COP10 DOC. xxx Admission of Observers [to be tabled]

VIII Report of the Chairperson of the Standing Committee

 

COP10 DOC. 4 Report of the Chairperson of the Standing Committee

IX    Report by representative of the World Wetland NGOs conference

 

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X     Report of the Chairperson of the Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP)

COP10 DR9 Refinements to the modus operandi of the Scientific & Technical Review Panel (STRP)
COP10 DR10 Future implementation of scientific and technical aspects of the Convention
[Note. The STRP Chair’s report will refer to these relevant DRs, but plenary consideration of them will be opened under Agenda item XV]

COP10 DOC. 5 Report of the Chair of the Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP)
COP10 DOC. 21 Review of utility of COP scientific and technical Resolutions and guidelines, and their availability – key messages

XI    Report of the Secretary General and overview of the implementation of the Convention at the global level

 

COP10 DOC. 6 Report of the Secretary General on the implementation of the Convention at the global level
COP10 DOC. 7 Report of the Secretary General pursuant to Article 8.2

XII  Issues arising from Resolutions and Recommendations of previous meetings of the Conference of the Contracting Parties

 

COP10 DOC. 20 Legal advice on Ramsar Secretariat status issues
COP10 DOC. 20 Add.1 Further information concerning the legal status of the Secretariat
COP10 DOC. 35 Consultant’s report on the legal personality of the Ramsar Secretariat

XIII The Convention Strategic Plan 2009-2014: introduction and first general discussion

COP10 DR1 The Ramsar Strategic Plan 2009-2014

COP9 DOC. 6 Report of the Secretary General on the implementation of the Convention at the global level

XIV Financial report by the Chairperson of the Subgroup on Finance of the Standing Committee and proposed budget for the triennium 2009-2011

COP10 DR2 rev.1 Financial and budgetary matters

COP10 DOC. 17 Annual contribution arrears
COP10 DOC. 18 Background information on financial and budgetary matters (DR 2)
COP10 DOC 19 Future Secretariat structure and staffing

XV  Consideration of the draft Resolutions and Recommendations submitted by Contracting Parties and the Standing Committee

COP10 DR3 The frequency and timing of the meetings of the COP, and of regional meetings

COP10 DOC.14 Background and rational for future frequency of COPs

 

CO10 DR4 Establishing a Transition Committee of the Management Working Group

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CO10 DR5 Facilitating the work of the Ramsar Secretariat at international level

COP10 DOC. 20 Legal advice on Ramsar Secretariat status issues
COP10 DOC. 20 Add.1 Further information concerning the legal status of the Secretariat

 

COP10 DR6 Regional initiatives operating within the framework of the Convention

COP10 DOC. 15 Progress and issues concerning regional initiatives operating within the framework of the Convention

 

COP10 DR7 Optimizing the Ramsar Small Grants Fund during the period 2009-2012

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COP10 DR8 The Convention’s Programme on communication, education, participation and awareness (CEPA) 2009-2014

COP10 DOC. 16 Implementation of the CEPA Programme 2006-2008
COP10 DOC. 33 Enhancing wetland wise use: a guide for capacity development

 

COP10 DR9 Refinements to the modus operandi of the Scientific & Technical Review Panel (STRP)

COP10 DOC. 5 Report of the Chair of the Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP)

 

COP10 DR10 Future implementation of scientific and technical aspects of the Convention

COP10 DOC. 5 Report of the Chair of the Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP)
COP10 DOC. 21 Review of utility of COP scientific and technical Resolutions and guidelines, and their availability – key messages
COP10 DOC. 23 Further development of indicators of effectiveness of the implementation of the Convention
COP10 DOC. 26 Progress in developing a framework and guidelines for wetlands and agriculture – Executive Summary: the work of the GAWI partnership
COP10 DOC. 36 Creating a global approach to avoiding, minimizing and offsetting wetland loss

 

COP10 DR11 Partnerships and synergies with Multilateral Environmental Agreements and other institutions

COP10 DOC. 6 Report of the Secretary General on the implementation of the Convention at the global level
COP10 DOC. 34 Cooperation between the 2010 Biodiversity Indicators Partnership and the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands

 

COP10 DR12 Principles for partnerships between the Ramsar Convention and the business sector

COP10 DOC. 6 Report of the Secretary General on the implementation of the Convention at the global level

 

COP10 DR13 The status of sites in the Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance

COP10 DOC. 7 Report of the Secretary General pursuant to Article 8.2
COP10 DOC. 29 The Ramsar Sites Information Service (RSIS) – progress, developments and tools for Contracting Parties

 

COP10 DR14 A Framework for Ramsar data and information needs

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COP10 DR15 Describing the ecological character of wetlands, and data needs and formats for core inventory: harmonized scientific and technical guidance

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COP10 DR16 A framework for processes of detecting, reporting and responding to change in wetland ecological character

COP10 DOC. 27 Background and rationale to the Framework for processes of detecting, reporting and responding to change in wetland ecological character

 

COP10 DR17 Environmental Impact Assessment and Strategic Environmental Assessment: updated scientific and technical guidance

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COP10 DR18 The application of response options from the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) within the Ramsar Wise Use Toolkit

COP10 DOC. 22 The global use of terminologies concerning ecosystem services

 

COP10 DR19 Wetlands and river basin management: consolidated scientific and technical guidance

COP10 DOC. 30 Additional information on integrating the conservation and wise use of wetlands into river basin management

 

COP10 DR20 Biogeographic regionalisation in the application of the Strategic Framework for the List of Wetlands of International Importance: scientific and technical guidance

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COP10 DR21 Guidance on responding to the continued spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1

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COP10 DR22 Promoting international cooperation for the conservation of waterbird flyways

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COP10 DR23 Wetlands and human health and well-being

COP10 DOC. 28 “Healthy wetlands, healthy people – a review of wetlands and human health interactions”: Executive summary

 

COP10 DR24 Climate change and wetlands

COP10 DOC. 25 Additional STRP information on climate change and wetlands issues

 

COP10 DR25 Wetlands and “biofuels”

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COP10 DR26 Wetlands and extractive industries

COP10 DOC. 24 Wetlands and extractive industries – background information

 

COP10 DR27 Wetlands and urbanization

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COP10 DR28 Wetlands and poverty reduction

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COP10 DR29 Additional guidelines for the Convention’s national implementing agencies

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COP10 DR30 Small Island States and the Ramsar Convention

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COP10 DR31 Enhancing biodiversity in rice paddies as wetland systems

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COP10 DR32 “The Changwon Declaration”
[to be submitted by Conference Committee]

 

 

 

 

XVI Report of the Credentials Committee

 

[to be tabled]

XVII  Report on the discussions, conclusions and recommendations in the Administration preceding sessions

 

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XVIII Adoption of Resolutions and Recommendations

[see above]

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XIX Election of the Contracting Parties that will serve on the Standing Committee

 

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XX  Date and venue of the next Ordinary Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties

 

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XXI Any other business

 

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XXII Adoption of the report of the 9th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties

 

[to be tabled]

XXIII Close of the meeting

 

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For reasons of economy, this document is printed in a limited number, and will not be distributed at the meeting. Delegates are requested to bring their copies to the meeting and not to request additional copies.

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