Diplomatic notification 2008/5: Report of the 37th Meeting of the Standing Committee

30/06/2008

Notification 2008/5

Report of the 37th Meeting of the Standing Committee

The Secretariat of the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran, 1971) presents its compliments to the Permanent Mission of ... and has the honour to refer to the following:

The Standing Committee of the Convention on Wetlands held its 37th meeting at the Ramsar Secretariat facilities in Gland, Switzerland, from 2 to 6 June 2008. The Secretariat is pleased to provide the full report of the meeting, as well as a document containing only the decisions taken. As is customary, the full report is distributed in English only and the text of the decisions in English, French or Spanish, as appropriate.

The report of the meeting is also available on the Ramsar Web site at:
http://www.ramsar.org/sc/37/key_sc37_report.htm
The 45 decisions of the meeting can now be seen at:
English:           http://www.ramsar.org/sc/37/key_sc37_decisions_e.htm
French:            http://www.ramsar.org/sc/37/key_sc37_decisions_f.htm
Spanish:           http://www.ramsar.org/sc/37/key_sc37_decisions_s.htm

A list of participants is also available at: http://www.ramsar.org/sc/37/key_sc37_participants.pdf.   

The next meeting of the Standing Committee (SC38) has been set for 27 October 2008 in Changwon, Republic of Korea, the day prior to the opening of the 10th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties.

The Secretariat of the Convention on Wetlands respectfully requests that the content of the present note be communicated to the competent national authorities and avails itself of this opportunity to renew to the Permanent Mission of ... the assurance of its highest consideration.

Gland, 26 June 2008

Encl: SC37 Report and Decisions

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