Diplomatic notification 2009/4: Proceedings of the 10th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties

03/03/2009

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 Secretariat is pleased to enclose a CD-ROM of the Proceedings of the 10th meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties held in Changwon, Republic of Korea, from 28th October to 4th November 2008. The CD-ROM contains the following items in the three official languages of the Convention, English, French and Spanish:

  • Conference Report
  • Resolutions adopted by the 10th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties


These are the final version of the 32 Resolutions adopted by Ramsar COP10.  The Resolutions are also available on the Ramsar Web Site:  http://www.ramsar.org/index_cop10_e.htm

  • List of Participants
  • Changwon Declaration
  • National Reports submitted by the Contracting Parties prior to COP10
  • Information documents distributed to Contracting Parties prior to COP10
  • Results of all the pre-conference Ramsar regional meetings
  • Ramsar Wetland Conservation Awards for 2008 and key PowerPoint presentations delivered during plenary sessions


Also enclosed is a copy of the new Ramsar video “Wetlands: keeping our planet alive and well”The long version runs about 4 and a half minutes and the shorter version runs to 1 and a half minutes, and the DVD includes both long and short versions in all three Ramsar languages. The video can be downloaded from the Ramsar Web site: www.ramsar.org/ramsar_video_2008_long_e.mov

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, Switzerland, 3 March 2009

Encls:    CD-ROM and DVD

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