19th Meeting of the Standing Committee, 28 October - 1 November 1996

01/12/1996

List of Participants

MEMBERS

PERMANENT OBSERVERS

Africa

Switzerland (A. Antonietti)
Senegal (S. Sylla)
Netherlands (G. Boere)
Alternate: Uganda (P. Mafabi)
IUCN (M. Ejigu, J.-Y. Pirot; C. Durocher, G. Alvarez)

Asia

Wetlands International (Y. Chew, R. Jaensch, M. Moser)
Malaysia (D. Danabalan, M. Menon)

OBSERVERS

Alternate: Islamic Republic of Iran (B. Riazi, M. Roozebehani, M. Salamat)

Contracting Parties

Eastern Europe

Austria (R. Turk)
Hungary (L. Lakos, Chair
China (X. Tong)

Neotropics

Indonesia (D. Wahab)
Uruguay (R. Cal Johnston, Vice Chair)
Japan (K. Kawase)
Alternate: Panama (E. Guerra-Quijano)
Trinidad and Tobago (N. Nathai-Gyan)

North America

UK (L. Smith, D. Stroud)
USA (M. Jones, G. Cintron)

Invited NGOs

Alternate: Canada (C. Rubec)
BirdLife International (J. O'Sullivan, D. Pritchard)

Oceania

WWF International (B. Gujja, C. Phillips)
Papua New Guinea (S. Antiko)
Conservatoire du Littoral (C. Lefebvre)

Western Europe

STRP

Germany (F. Dieterich)
Y. Ntiamoa-Baidu (Ghana), Chair
Alternate: France (F. Lerat)

SECRETARIAT

Host of the 1996 Conference

Secretary General (D. Blasco)
Australia (B. Phillips)
Senior Policy Advisor (M. Smart)

Host of the 1999 Conference

Technical Officers (M. Carbonell, T. Jones, T. Kabii, S. Kobayashi)
Costa Rica (M. Peters, M. Solano)
Support (J. Tucker, A. Pavlic)
Apologies:
Russian Federation, New Zealand
Rapporteur (D. Peck)
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