The 43rd meeting of the Ramsar Standing Committee

03/11/2011

CONVENTION ON WETLANDS (Ramsar, Iran, 1971)

43rd Meeting of the Standing Committee
Gland, Switzerland, 31 October - 4 November 2011

The 43rd meeting of the Standing Committee of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, the final Standing Committee meeting before the 11th meeting of the Conference of the Parties in Bucharest in July 2012, will take place at the Secretariat headquarters in the IUCN facilities in Gland, Switzerland. More information for participants will be available soon.

Final outcomes of the meeting

Documentation for the meeting

Document
Title and Web link
Word
PDF
SC43-01, Rev. 1
Draft agenda and programme (English), Revision 1
SC43-01, Rev. 1
Projet d'ordre du jour et de programme (français), Revision 1
SC43-01, Rev. 1
Proyecto de orden del día y programa (español), Revisión 1
annexList of meeting documents and Draft Resolutions by agenda item
SC43-02
Budget scenarios for 2013-2015 and Draft Resolution on financial and budgetary matters for the 2013-2015 triennium (annex PDF)
  
SC43-03
Report back on current financial matters, including SC42 finance decisions
  
SC43-04
The Ramsar Award (non-public documents)
  
SC43-05
The Ramsar Secretariat’s work plan for 2012 (annex PDF)
  
SC43-06
Report of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Administrative Reform
  
SC43-07
Guidance to Contracting Parties for providing their input on COP information documents during COP plenary sessions
  
SC43-08
Review of implementation of the Changwon Declaration
  
SC43-09
Strategic Framework for Ramsar Partnerships
  
SC43-10
Report of the Communication, Education, Participation and Awareness (CEPA) Oversight Panel
  
SC43-11
Proposed amendments to the COP Rules of Procedure
  
SC43-12
[reserved]
  
 
   Draft Resolutions for consideration by COP11
  
SC43-13
DR: Future administration of the Ramsar Convention Secretariat
  
SC43-13 add1Draft Resolution proposed by Denmark, 3 November
SC43-14
DR: Adjustments to the Strategic Plan 2009-2015 for the 2013-2015 triennium
  
SC43-15
DR: Regional initiatives in the framework of the Ramsar Convention
  
SC43-16 Rev.1
DR: Partnerships and synergies with Multilateral Environmental Agreements and other institutions, Revision 1
  
SC43-17 Rev.1
DR: Adjustments to the roles and composition of the Standing Committee, Revision 1
  
SC43-18
DR: Adjustments to the modus operandi of the Scientific and Technical Review Panel
  
SC43-19
DR: Future scientific & technical priorities for the implementation of the Convention
  
SC43-19 add 1Update on the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)
SC43-20
DR: Wetlands and energy issues
  
SC43-21
DR: Climate change and wetlands: implications for the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
  
SC43-22
DR: An integrated framework for linking wetland conservation and wise use with poverty eradication
  
SC43-23
DR: An Integrated Framework for avoiding, mitigating, and compensating for wetland losses
 
SC43-24
DR: Principles for urban planning and wetlands
  
SC43-25
DR: Wetlands and health: taking an ecosystem approach
  
SC43-26
DR: Rice paddy, wetlands and pesticides
  
SC43-27
DR: Tourism and wetlands
  
SC43-28
DR: Promoting responsible investment by government and the private sector to ensure the maintenance of the benefits people and nature gain from wetlands
  
SC43-29
DR: The status of sites on the List of Wetlands of International Importance
  
SC43-30Consideration of a proposed Draft Resolution from Greece  
SC43-31
DR: Wetlands and sustainable development: on the occasion of the 40th Anniversary
  
SC43-32Consideration of a proposed Draft Resolution from Spain  
SC43-32 rv1Spain's proposed guidance, Spanish text (30/11/11)
SC43-32 add. 1 rv1Consideration of a proposed Draft Resolution from Spain (English translation)
SC43-33Consideration of a proposed Draft Resolution from Uganda on high-level ministerial segments
 
All SC43 documents in Word or in PDF formats in one .ZIP file
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