36th Meeting of the Ramsar

36th Meeting of the Standing Committee
Gland, Switzerland, 25-29 February 2008
DOC. SC36/SG Finance-2

Ramsar core budget for 2008

Action requested: The Subgroup on Finance is invited to recommend in its report to the Standing Committee the approval of the 2008 core budget expenditure.

1. The Convention's core budgeted expenditure was set for 2008 at CHF 4,365,094 by Resolution IX.12 Annex I.

2. The attached table shows the expenditure allocations for 2008, arranged in line with Decision SC35-6 to show the overall allocations proposed to each major area of expenditure. Thus in this table, Secretariat staff salaries and social costs are allocated to the relevant areas of expenditure.

3. At the foot of the table, a 'recap' is provided to summarise the expenditure allocations under the major headings in the expenditure as approved by COP9.

Revised version of this table, 25 February 2008, to be tabled at the meeting (PDF)

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