Notification 2009/6: Report of the 40th 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 40th meeting at the Ramsar Secretariat facilities in Gland, Switzerland, from 13-15 May 2009. 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, the decisions taken and the participants list are also available on the Ramsar Web site. The site is currently being re-structured; therefore it is not possible to give the appropriate links at this time.

The next meeting of the Standing Committee (SC41) has been set for the week beginning 26 April 2010.

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, 2 June 2009

Encl: SC40 Report and Decisions

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