Notification 2010/6: IUCN Statement on Location of Ramsar Convention Secretariat


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 Ramsar Convention Secretariat refers to the ongoing work of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Administrative Reform and to its recent report to the 41st meeting of the Standing Committee, pursuant to Resolution X.5 on "Facilitating the work of the Ramsar Convention and its Secretariat".

The Secretariat has been requested by the Director General of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to circulate the attached statement. The Secretariat is pleased to make this document available to all Contracting Parties to the Convention and to the International Organization Partners.

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, 11 June 2010

Encl. IUCN Statement on Location of the Ramsar Secretariat

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