26th Meeting of the Ramsar Standing Committee -- Agenda papers

07/11/2001
26th Meeting of the Ramsar Standing Committee
Gland, Switzerland, 3 - 7 December 2001
Agenda item 16

DOC. SC26-17

World Wetlands Day 2002

Action requested: The Standing Committee is requested to note the actions taken by the Bureau to encourage the celebration of World Wetlands Day 2002.

1. Standing Committee members and observers should have received the WWD 2002 materials produced by the Bureau and distributed to some 5000 addresses at the end of October 2001. The Bureau is now receiving an steady flow of requests for further copies of these materials.

2. For more details on this issue, Standing Committee members and observers are invited to visit the Ramsar Web site at http://ramsar.org/wwd2002_index.htm.

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