Standing Committee Subgroup on Finance -- Draft Agenda

Meeting of the Standing Committee Subgroup on Finance
Gland, Switzerland, 15 May 2002
Agenda item 1


Subgroup on Finance: Algeria, Argentina, Armenia (Chair), Japan, and Mexico.

NOTE: The Subgroup meeting will be open to all Contracting Parties wishing to attend as observers. The Subgroup on Finance will be meeting concurrently with the Subgroup on COP8.

Draft Agenda

Wednesday 15 May
09:30 - 12:30 and 15:00 - 17:30

1. Opening of the meeting and adoption of the agenda

2. Response from the Contracting Parties to the Diplomatic Notification 2001/8 of 18 December 2001 concerning the proposal to establish a Ramsar Trust Fund to resource the Ramsar Small Grants Fund (SGF), and future course of action (DOC. Finance SG-2)

3. Draft budget for the triennium 2003-2008 for recommendation to COP8 (DOC. Finance SG-3)

4. Recommendations for the composition and modus operandi of the COP8 Committee on Finance and Budget, if established by the COP

18:15 - 19:30 Reception, IUCN entrance hall

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