Recent Contributions to the Convention's Work


(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") .


SFR 228,070


SFR 350,000

For the Ramsar Small Grants Fund (SGF) .

    Sweden (Sida)

SFR 395,100


SFR 300,000


SFR 96,000


SFR 52,500


SFR 45,900

For publication of the Ramsar Newsletter .


    SFR 9,200

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