Recommendation 4.14: Thanks to the host

4th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties
Montreux, Switzerland
27 June-4 July 1990

APPRECIATING the extensive support provided by the Swiss authorities for the Fourth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties;

EMPHASIZING the significance of the contribution of Switzerland to the Convention budget, particularly by the provision of voluntary funds to support the conservation of wetlands in developing countries;

NOTING with appreciation the announcement made at the meeting by the Government of Switzerland of the proposed designation of six new sites for the List;


EXPRESSES its thanks and appreciation to its Swiss hosts, in particular the Confederation, the canton of Vaud and the city of Montreux;

APPRECIATES the outstanding help for the Conference received from non-governmental organizations, especially for site visits;

EXPRESSES its appreciation for the continuing Swiss support to activities under the Convention; and

ANTICIPATES that the delimitation of the six newly-designated sites in Switzerland will be made pursuant to the ecological criteria established under the Convention.

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