40th Meeting of the Ramsar Standing Committee

40th Meeting of the Standing Committee
Gland, Switzerland, 11-15 May 2009

Documentation for the meeting

DocumentAgendaTitle and Web linkWordPDF
SC40-1item 2Draft agenda, Revision 1
SC40-2 rev.1item 8.3Ramsar Secretariat Budget 2009, Rev. 1
SC40-3item 7Secretariat Partnership Officer
SC40-4item 4Briefing for new members on the roles and responsibilities of the Standing Committee Chairs and members
SC40-5item 5Report of the Secretary General
SC40-6 rev.1item 8.1Review of 2008 Core and projects income and expenditure, Rev.1
SC40-6 annexitem 8.1Annex: Four related tables in Excel
SC40-7 rev.1item 8.2Current status of the Reserve Fund, Rev. 1
SC40-8item 8.4Status and summary of Secretariat services agreement with IUCN
SC40-9item 8.5Contracting Parties that are consistently in arrears in their payments to the Convention
SC40-10item 9Regional Initiatives in the framework of the Ramsar Convention
SC40-10 add.item 9Regional Initiatives in the framework of the Ramsar Convention: reports of 2008 and proposals for 2009-2012 (index) ..
SC40-11item 10.2Promotion and utilization of the “Changwon Declaration”
SC40-12item 10.3Ramsar Secretariat Work Plan 2009
SC40-13item 11Review of the utility of the COP10 National Report Format, and development of the format for National Reports to COP11
SC40-14item 12Review of COP10 and progress with preparations for COP11 (Note: DOC SC40-14 add. 1, the proposed MOU for COP11, is being distributed directly to SC40 participants and is not available here.)
SG40-15item 13Update on the status of sites in the Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance
SC40-16item 14.1Report of the STRP Oversight Committee
SC40-17item 14.2Report of the STRP Chair and STRP draft 2009-2012 Work Plan
SC40-18item 14.3Progress with the assessment of the ecological “outcome-oriented” indicators for assessing the implementation effectiveness of the Ramsar Convention (Resolution IX.1 Annex D), and the 2010 bioersity target
SC40-19item 15.1Summary report from the CEPA Oversight Panel
SC40-20item 15.2Report on the World Wetlands Day assessment
SC40-21item 15.3World Wetlands Day themes for 2011 and 2012
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