Regional Meeting for Oceania, 2012


Fifth Oceania Regional Preparatory Meeting (ORM-5) for Ramsar COP11

26-30 March 2012, Koror, Palau

The Fifth Oceania Regional preparatory Meeting for Ramsar COP11 (ORM-5) will be held in Koror, Palau from 26–30 March 2012, hosted by the Ministry of Natural Resources, Environment and Tourism, Government of the Republic of Palau.

The draft agenda [PDF] is now available. [Updated 13 March 2012]

The final version of the ‘Information for Participants’ is available here (PDF).



If you are interested in participating at the Ramsar Oceania Regional Meeting, please complete the Nomination Form and return it to Mr. Vainuupo Jungblut, Ramsar Officer Oceania (email:, copied to Ms. Makerita Atiga, Programme Assistant – Biodiversity & Ecosystem Management (


The meeting will be held at the Palau International Coral Reef Center (PICRC:


D.W. Motel
P.O. Box 738,
Koror, Palau 96940 (website:

Further information about the meeting will continue to be posted as it is finalised.

Background reading: (updated 22 February 2012)

Draft Resolutions for COP11:

The website for Ramsar COP11 is here and the list of Draft Resolutions (DRs) that will be discussed at COP11 are listed here. All the DRs will be posted on the web by 5 April 2012.

Pacific Regional Wetland Action Plan:

Other background papers to help in the discussions

Template for future scientific priority tasks. (Word Doc posted here).

Paper on Benefits and diversity of national Ramsar/wetlands National Committees

Support documents for the new Ramsar Information Sheet (RIS) and Strategic Framework, go to

Asia – Oceania Team reports:

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