Recent Contributions to the Convention's Work

04/03/1997

(4 March 1997)


Here is a synopsis of significant recent voluntary financial contributions to the work of the Convention, outside of the normal contributions paid by all Contracting Parties based on the United Nations scale of contributions. Only the largest gestures of voluntary support are listed here, but the Bureau and the Convention's supporters are grateful for generous assistance at all levels from all sources. (Swiss franc amounts here are sometimes approximate conversions (US$ 1 = ca. SFR 1.47).)

For implementation of the Strategic Plan 1997-2002 (Brisbane "25th Anniversary pledge") .

    Denmark

SFR 228,070

    Switzerland

SFR 350,000

For the Ramsar Small Grants Fund (SGF) .

    Sweden (Sida)

SFR 395,100

    Switzerland

SFR 300,000

    Sweden

SFR 96,000

    Germany

SFR 52,500

    Netherlands

SFR 45,900

For publication of the Ramsar Newsletter .

    France

    SFR 9,200


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