Notification 2013/2: Designation of the new Secretary General of the Convention

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 Secretariat is pleased to announce that Dr Christopher Briggs has been selected to succeed Mr Tiéga Anada as Secretary General of the Convention when Mr Anada’s contract finishes at the end of July 2013.

A copy of the announcement from the Ramsar Convention Standing Committee of the appointment of Dr Briggs is attached for further information.

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, 30 April 2013


Encl: Announcement

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