Resolutions of the 10th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties

"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

Resolutions of the 10th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties

(Please note Res.x.19 is also available in Russian)

Document Number
Document Title
Resolution X.1
The Ramsar Strategic Plan 2009-2015
Resolution X.2
Financial and budgetary matters
Resolution X.3
The Changwon Declaration on human well-being and wetlands
Resolution X.4
Establishing a Transition Committee of the Management Working Group
Resolution X.5
Facilitating the work of the RamsarConvention and its Secretariat
Resolution X.6
Regional initiatives 2009-2012 in the framework of the Ramsar Convention
Resolution X.7
Optimizing the Ramsar Small Grants Fund during the period 2009-2012
Resolution X.8
The Convention’s Programme on communication, education, participation and awareness (CEPA) 2009-2015
Resolution X.9
Refinements to the modus operandi of the Scientific & Technical Review Panel (STRP)
Resolution X.10
Future implementation of scientific and technical aspects of the Convention
Resolution X.11
Partnerships and synergies with Multilateral Environmental Agreements and other institutions
Resolution X.12
Principles for partnerships between the Ramsar Convention and the business sector
Resolution X.13
The status of sites in the Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance
Resolution X.14
A Framework for Ramsar data and information needs
Resolution X.15
Describing the ecological character of wetlands, and data needs and formats for core inventory: harmonized scientific and technical guidance
Resolution X.16
A Framework for processes of detecting, reporting and responding to change in wetland ecological character
Resolution X.17
Environmental Impact Assessment and Strategic Environmental Assessment: updated scientific and technical guidance
Resolution X.18
The application of response options from the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) within the Ramsar Wise Use Toolkit
Resolution X.19
Wetlands and river basin management: consolidated scientific and technical guidance
Resolution X.20
Biogeographic regionalization in the application of the Strategic Framework for the List of Wetlands of International Importance: scientific and technical guidance
Resolution X.21
Guidance on responding to the continued spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza
Resolution X.22
Promoting international cooperation for the conservation of waterbird flyways
Resolution X.23
Wetlands and human health and well-being
Resolution X.24
Climate change and wetlands
Resolution X.25
Wetlands and "biofuels"
Resolution X.26
Wetlands and extractive industries
Resolution X.27
Wetlands and urbanization
Resolution X.28
Wetlands and poverty eradication
Resolution X.29
Clarifying the functions of agencies and related bodies implementing the Convention at the national level
Resolution X.30
Small Island States and the Ramsar Convention
Resolution X.31
Enhancing biodiversity in rice paddies as wetland systems
Resolution X.32
Thanks to the host country, the Republic of Korea

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