The 11th meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties

26/07/2012

"Wetlands: home and destination"
11th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting
Parties to the Ramsar Convention
Bucharest, Romania, 6-13 July 2012


Information Documents and Draft Resolutions for Ramsar COP11

Document Number
Document Title
COP11 DOC 1, rev. 1
Provisional Agenda, Rev. 1 (06/07/12)
COP11 DOC 2, final
Rules of Procedure of the COP, final (08/07/12)
COP11 DOC 3
Procedures for the preparation and approval of decisions by Ramsar Contracting Parties at COP11
COP11 DOC 3 Add. 1
Guidance to Contracting Parties for providing their input on COP information documents and COP11 DR4 during COP11 plenary sessions
COP11 DOC 4Guide to Draft Resolutions and related Information Papers
COP11 DOC 5
Report of the Chairperson of the Standing Committee
COP11 DOC 6
Report of the Chair of the Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP)
COP11 DOC 7
Report of the Secretary General on the implementation of the Convention at the global level
COP11 DOC 8
Report of the Secretary General pursuant to Article 8.2 concerning the List of Wetlands of International Importance
COP11 DOC 9
Regional overview of the implementation of the Convention and its Strategic Plan in Africa
COP11 DOC 10a
Regional overview of the implementation of the Convention and its Strategic Plan in Asia
COP11 DOC 10b
Regional overview of the implementation of the Convention and its Strategic Plan in  Oceania
COP11 DOC 11
Regional overview of the implementation of the Convention and its Strategic Plan in Europe
COP11 DOC 12
Regional overview of the implementation of the Convention and its Strategic Plan in the Americas (Neotropics & North American regions)
COP11 DOC 13
Progress and issues concerning Regional Initiatives operating within the framework of the Convention
COP11 DOC 14
Overview of the implementation of the Convention’s CEPA Programme
COP11 DOC 15
Financial and budgetary matters: Outstanding contributions
COP11 DOC 16
Background information on financial and budgetary matters
COP11 DOC 17
Synthesis report of information and conclusions concerning hosting arrangements for the Ramsar Convention
COP11 DOC 18
Strategic Framework for Ramsar Partnerships
COP11 DOC 18 add. 1
Strategic Framework for Ramsar Partnerships, annex 4: Status of Ramsar partnership agreements and memoranda
COP11 DOC 19
Cooperation between the Ramsar Convention and the Convention on Migratory Species: Ramsar-CMS Joint Work Plan 2012-2014
COP11 DOC 20
5th Joint Work Plan between the Convention on Biological Diversity and the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
COP11 DOC 21
Scientific and technical priorities for the implementation of the Convention 2013-2015: task pro-formas
COP11 DOC 22
The Ramsar Site Information Sheet and Strategic Framework - 2012 revisions: background, rationale and implementation

Available in Arabic and Russian
COP11 DOC 23
Background and context to the development of principles and guidance for the planning and management of urban and peri-urban wetlands (COP11 DR11)
COP11 DOC 24
Limits of Acceptable Change: the definition and operation of concepts and approaches for "limits of acceptable change" which may be applicable to the Ramsar context of defining and detecting change in the ecological character of wetlands
COP11 DOC 25
Wetlands and water storage: current and future trends and issues (Briefing Note no. 2)
COP11 DOC 26
Ensuring efficient delivery of scientific and technical advice and support to the Convention
COP11 DOC 27
Avoiding, mitigating, and compensating for loss and degradation of wetlands in national laws and policies (Briefing Note no. 3)
COP11 DOC 28
Supporting information on wetlands and energy issues (COP11 DR10)
COP11 DOC 29
The benefits of wetland restoration (Briefing Note no. 4)
COP11 DOC 30
Current status and future development needs of the Ramsar Sites Information Service (RSIS)
COP11 DOC 31
Agriculture-wetland interactions: background information concerning rice paddy and pesticide usage (COP11 DR15)
COP11 DOC 32
Climate change and wetlands: implications for the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
COP11 DOC 33
Agriculture and wetland interactions: recent progress and STRP-related activities 2009-2012
COP11 DOC 34
Enhancing wise use: a framework for capacity development
COP11 DOC 35
Uptake of the Changwon Declaration (Resolution X.3) since COP10
COP11 DOC 36
Update on the establishment of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)
COP11 DOC 37
Legal advisor for Ramsar COP11 (04/07/12)
COP11 DOC 38
List of registered observers / Lista de observadores inscritos / Liste des observateurs inscrits (07/07/12)
COP11 DOC 38 Add. 1
Addendum, as of 12 July 2012
All information papers in one .ZIP file (@ 03/07/12)


Draft Resolutions for Ramsar COP11

Note: Draft Resolutions are placed here for archival purposes -- all of them have been superseded by the Resolutions that were adopted by the Conference of the Parties.

Document Number
Document Title
.
.
COP11 DR 1
Institutional hosting of the Ramsar Secretariat
COP11 DR 1, Rev. 1
Institutional hosting of the Ramsar Secretariat, Rev. 1 (11/07/12)
COP11 DR 1, Rev. 2
Institutional hosting of the Ramsar Secretariat, Rev. 2 (13/07/12)
COP11 DR 2
Financial and budgetary matters
COP11 DR 2, Rev. 1
Financial and budgetary matters, Rev. 1 (12/07/12) (with changes accepted)
COP11 DR 3
Adjustments to the Strategic Plan 2009-2015 for the 2013-2015 triennium
COP11 DR 3, Rev. 1
Adjustments to the Strategic Plan 2009-2015 for the 2013-2015 triennium, Rev. 1 (11/07/12)
COP11 DR 4
The status of sites in the Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance
COP11 DR 4, Rev. 1
The status of sites in the Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance, Rev. 1 (27/06/12)
COP11 DR 4, Rev. 2
The status of sites in the Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance, Rev. 2 (10/07/12)
COP11 DR 5
Regional initiatives 2013-2015 in the framework of the Ramsar Convention
COP11 DR 5, Rev. 1
Regional initiatives 2013-2015 in the framework of the Ramsar Convention, Rev. 1 (12/07/12)
COP11 DR 6
Partnerships and synergies with Multilateral Environmental Agreements and other institutions
COP11 DR 6, Rev. 1
Partnerships and synergies with Multilateral Environmental Agreements and other institutions, Rev. 1 (08/07/12)
COP11 DR 6, Rev. 2
Partnerships and synergies with Multilateral Environmental Agreements and other institutions, Rev. 2 (11/07/12)
COP11 DR 7
Tourism and wetlands
COP11 DR 7, Rev. 1
Tourism and wetlands, Rev. 1 (11/07/12)
COP11 DR 7, Rev. 2
Tourism, recreation and wetlands, Rev. 2 (12/07/12)
COP11 DR 8
Streamlining procedures for describing Ramsar Sites at the time of designation and subsequent updates
COP11 DR 8, Rev. 1
Streamlining procedures for describing Ramsar Sites at the time of designation and subsequent updates, Rev. 1 (12/07/12)
COP11 DR 8, annex 1, Rev. 1Ramsar Site Information Sheet (RIS) -- 2012 revision, Rev. 1 (12/07/12)
COP11 DR 8, annex 2, Rev. 1Strategic Framework and guidelines for the future development of the List of Wetlands of International Importance of the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran, 1971) -- 2012 revision, Rev. 1 (12/07/12)
COP11 DR 9
An Integrated Framework for avoiding, mitigating, and compensating for wetland losses
COP11 DR 9, Rev. 1
An Integrated Framework for avoiding, mitigating, and compensating for wetland losses, Rev. 1 (12/07/12). Addendum on revised Figure 1.
COP11 DR 10
Wetlands and energy issues
COP11 DR 10, Rev. 1
Wetlands and energy issues, Rev. 1 (12/07/12)
COP11 DR 11
Principles for the planning and management of urban and peri-urban wetlands
COP11 DR 11, Rev. 1
Principles for the planning and management of urban and peri-urban wetlands, Rev. 1 (11/07/12)
COP11 DR 12
Wetlands and health: taking an ecosystem approach
COP11 DR 12, Rev. 1
Wetlands and health: taking an ecosystem approach, Rev. 1 (11/07/12)
COP11 DR 13
An Integrated Framework for linking wetland conservation and wise use with poverty eradication
COP11 DR 13, Rev. 1
An Integrated Framework for linking wetland conservation and wise use with poverty eradication, Rev. 1 (11/07/12)
COP11 DR 14
Climate change and wetlands: implications for the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
COP11 DR 14, Rev. 1
Climate change and wetlands: implications for the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, Rev. 1 (11/07/12)
COP11 DR 14, Rev. 2
Climate change and wetlands: implications for the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, Rev. 2 (13/07/12)
COP11 DR 15
Agriculture-wetland interactions: rice paddy and pesticides
COP11 DR 15, Rev. 1
Agriculture-wetland interactions: rice paddy and pest control, Rev. 1 (12/07/12)
COP11 DR 16
Ensuring efficient delivery of scientific and technical advice and support to the Convention
COP11 DR 16, Rev. 1
Ensuring efficient delivery of scientific and technical advice and support to the Convention, Rev. 1 (11/07/12)
COP11 DR 17
Future implementation of scientific and technical aspects of the Convention for 2013-2015
COP11 DR 17, Rev. 1
Future implementation of scientific and technical aspects of the Convention for 2013-2015, Rev. 1 (12/07/12)
COP11 DR 18
Adjustments to the modus operandi of the Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP) for the 2013-2015 triennium
COP11 DR 18, Rev. 1
Adjustments to the modus operandi of the Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP) for the 2013-2015 triennium, Rev. 1 (11/07/12)
COP11 DR 19
Adjustments to the terms of Resolution VII.1 on the composition, roles, and responsibilities of the Standing Committee and regional categorization of countries under the Convention
COP11 DR 19, Rev. 1
Adjustments to the terms of Resolution VII.1 on the composition, roles, and responsibilities of the Standing Committee and regional categorization of countries under the Convention, Rev. 1 (11/07/12)
COP11 DR 20
Promoting responsible investment by government and the private sector to ensure the maintenance of the benefits people and nature gain from wetlands
COP11 DR 20, Rev. 1
Promoting sustainable investment by the public and private sectors to ensure the maintenance of the benefits people and nature gain from wetlands, Rev. 1 (12/07/12) 
COP11 DR 21
Wetlands and sustainable development
COP11 DR 21, Rev. 1
Wetlands and sustainable development, Rev. 1 (11/07/12)
COP11 DR 22Thanks to the host country, Romania (13/07/12)
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