Recommendation 6.17.2: National Reserve of Paracas and the national strategy for the conservation of wetlands in Peru


6th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties
Brisbane, Australia
19-27 March 1996

1. RECALLING that Resolution 5.7 called for the development of management plans for each wetland designated for the Ramsar List and, where necessary, for the updating of existing management plans;

2. AWARE of the efforts made by Peru to develop a Master Plan for the National Reserve of Paracas in accordance with the Ramsar Kushiro Guidelines, as well as to prepare a National Strategy for the Conservation of Wetlands;

3. EXPRESSING ITS APPRECIATION to the national and international institutions and bodies that have made it possible to materialize those plans; and

4. NOTING the discussions on the Ramsar Guidelines on Management Planning held during Technical Session D at the present meeting;

THE CONFERENCE OF THE CONTRACTING PARTIES

5. WELCOMES the adoption, based on resolutions issued by the Government of Peru, of the Master Plan for Paracas and the National Strategy for the Conservation of Wetlands in Peru; and

6. ENCOURAGES public and private institutions involved in the development of other Ramsar sites and wetlands in Peru to do their utmost to implement these management plans.

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