10th Meeting of the Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP)

09/07/2001
Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran, 1971)
10th Meeting of the Scientific and Technical Review Panel,
Gland, Switzerland, 27-29 June 2001

 List of Participants 

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS 
AfricaDr Aboubacar Awaiss, Niger
Dr Harry Chabwela, Zambia
Dr Geoffrey Cowan, South Africa
AsiaProfessor Mohammad Shatanawi, Jordan (apologies)
Dr Angel Alcala, Philippines
EuropeDr Jan Pokorný, Czech Republic
Professor Toomas Saat, Estonia
Dr George Zalidis, Greece
Professor Peter Maitland, United Kingdom
NeotropicsDr Yara Schaeffer-Novelli, Brazil
Dr Jorge Jiménez, Costa Rica (Chair)
North AmericaMr Arthur Hawkins, USA
Dr Randy Milton, Canada (Substitute)
OceaniaDr Max Finlayson, Australia
PARTNER ORGANIZATION MEMBERS 
BirdLife InternationalMr John O’Sullivan
Mr David Pritchard
IUCNDr Jean-Yves Pirot
Dr Ger Bergkamp
Mr Achim Steiner
Wetlands InternationalMr Scott Frazier
Dr Douglas Taylor
WWF InternationalMr Richard Holland
Ms Musonda Mumba
OBSERVERS 
Ramsar Standing CommitteeMr Stephen Hunter (Chairman)
CBD/SBSTTADr Jan Plesnik (apologies)
CBD secretariatMs Parastu Mirabzadeh
CMS Scientific Council:Dr Colin Galbraith (apologies)
CMS secretariatMr Marco Barbieri
UNCCD secretariatMs Jan Sheltinga (Committee on Science & Technology)
Society of Wetland ScientistsDr Glenn R. Guntenspergen, Dr Bill Streever
International Association of LimnologyProfessor Jean-Bernard Lachavanne (apologies)
International Mire Conservation GroupMr Andreas Grünig
International Peat SocietyDr Jack Rieley
Center for International Earth Science Information NetworkDr Antoinette Wannebo
UNEP - Coral Reef UnitMr Arthur L. Dahl
UNESCO/MABMr Salvatore Arico
INVITED EXPERTSDr Mike Acreman (Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, UK)
Mr Frank Alberts (RIZA, The Netherlands)
Dr Mike Alexander (Conservation Council for Wales, UK)
Mr Gilberto Cintrón (US Fish & Wildlife Service)
Dr Habiba Gitay (IPCC)
Prof. Ian Noble (Millennium Assessment)
Dr Rick van Dam (ERISS, Australia)
Ms Emma Woodward (Australia)
RAMSAR BUREAUMr Delmar Blasco, Secretary General
Dr Nick Davidson, Deputy Secretary General
Ms Margarita Astrálaga, Regional Coordinator for the Americas
Mr Najam Khurshid, Regional Coordinator for Asia
Dr Tobias Salathe, Regional Coordinator for Europe
Mr Anada Tiega, Regional Coordinator for Africa
Dr Dwight Peck, Executive Assistant for Communications (Rapporteur)
Ms Mireille Katz, Executive Assistant to the Secretary General (logistics)
Mr Alain Lambert, Senior Advisor, Environment and Development Cooperation
Mr Ibrahim Shaame, Accountant (financial matters)
Ms Paulette Kennedy, Projects Administration (financial matters)
Ms Annette Keller, Administration Coordinator
Dr Sandra Hails, Senior Communications Assistant
Ms Valerie Higgins, Communications Assistant
Ms Montse Riera, documentation
Mr Marco Flores, Assistant to the RC for the Americas
Ms Inga Racinska, Assistant to the RC for Europe
Mr Simon Rafanomezantsoa, Assistant to the RC for Africa
Ms Tug Sirisampan, Assistant to the RC for Asia

Appendix II: Photographs of the meeting and reception

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