Asia Regional Meeting on Ramsar COP9, Beijing, 13-16 May 2005


armenia Asia Regional Meeting in preparation for Ramsar COP9
Beijing, China, 13-16 May 2005




Key documents for the Asia Regional Meeting of the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran, 1971) for COP9,
Beijing, China, 13-16 May 2005

General documents:
Meeting agenda
Technical session I

Introduction to draft COP9 Resolutions that have relevance to Asia

Link to Standing Committee 31 documentation with draft COP9 Resolutions

Technical session II

Wetlands, water, and livelihood

Wetland, biodiversity, and culture

The CEPA role in wetland conservation

Financing wetland conservation

Technical session III

Review of the Himalayan Wetlands Conservation Initiative

Draft Framework Agreement on Himalayan Initiative

Himalayan Evian Encounter 2004: meeting report

Flyways (

CEPA / Ramsar Centre / Capacity building (

Peatland conservation

Technical session IV

Asian Wetland Symposium special session outcome

Technical session V

Draft code of conduct on mangrove management (

Aide-memoire from the Ramsar Americas regional meeting
Report from the Ramsar Africa regional meeting
Outcomes of Asia Wetland Symposium: The Chilika Statement
List of participants

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