29th Meeting of the Ramsar Standing Committee -- Draft Agenda

16/12/2002

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29th Meeting of the Ramsar Standing Committee
Gland, Switzerland, 26-28 February 2003
Agenda papers

DOC. SC29-1, Rev. 1


Draft Agenda and Programme

Tuesday 25 February
16.30 - 19.00

Meeting of the Subgroup on Finance (Canada (Chair), Argentina, Ghana, Papua New Guinea and Romania. The country representative of the Asia region has not yet been confirmed.)

The subgroup should review all documents related to agenda item 10 in particular, but also the financial implications of the documents related to agenda items 6.1, 6.2, 9 and 12.

Wednesday 26 February - Plenary Session
09.30 - 13.00 and 15.00 - 18.00

1. Opening statements

Chair of the Standing Committee, Gordana Beltram, Slovenia
Director-General of IUCN, Achim Steiner
Secretary General, Delmar Blasco
Statement on behalf of the four International Organization Partners

2. Adoption of the agenda

3. Admission of Observers

4. Report of the Secretary General (DOC. SC29-2)

5. Ramsar Bureau Work Plan 2003 (DOC. SC29-3)

6. Matters related to the Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP)

6.1 Priorities for the STRP Work Plan 2003-2005 and first meeting of the STRP
(DOC. SC29-4)
6.2 Establishment of the STRP support service (DOC. SC29-5)
6.3 Election of STRP members and Chair (DOC. SC29-6)

18.15 - 19.30 Reception (entrance hall)

Thursday, 27 February
09.30 - 13.00 and 14.30 - 18.00

CLOSED SESSION (Voting members only)

7. Designation of the new Secretary General

PLENARY SESSION RESUMES

8. Format for National Reports (DOC. SC29-7)

9. Preparations for Ramsar COP9, including implementation of Resolution VIII.45
(DOC. SC29-8)

10. Financial matters:

10.1 Review of 2002 core and projects income and expenditure (DOC. SC29-9)
10.2 Ramsar Bureau Budget 2003 (DOC. SC29-10)
10.3 Modus operandi of the Ramsar Endowment Fund (DOC. SC29-11)
10.4 Fundraising for the Ramsar Small Grants Fund, the Ramsar Endowment Fund, the Voluntary Fund for the Convention's Outreach Programme, and the STRP work (DOC. SC29-12)
10.5 Operational Guidelines for the Ramsar Small Grant Fund in the triennium 2003-2005 (DOC. SC29-13)
10.6 Progress with the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Greek Government concerning the MedWet Coordination Unit

20.00 - 22.00 Group dinner

Friday, 28 February - Plenary Session
09.30 - 13.30

11. Review of other COP8 Resolutions that require action or attention by the Standing Committee (DOC. SC29-14) (document to be tabled)

12. Proposed agreement with the Government of Panama for the establishment of a Ramsar Centre for the Western Hemisphere (DOC. SC29-15)

13. Date of the 30th Meeting of the Standing Committee (DOC. SC29-16)

14. Adoption of the report of the meeting

15. Any other business

16. Closing remarks


Agenda papers

Links have been removed to papers which have been made obsolete following the SC29 meeting.

DOC. SC29-1Draft agenda and programme
DOC. SC29-2Report of the Secretary General
DOC. SC29-3Ramsar Bureau Work Plan 2003 [see finalized plan]
PDF
DOC. SC29-4Priorities for the STRP Work Plan 2003-2005 and the first meeting of the STRP [see STRP agenda paper]
PDF
DOC. SC29-4, add.1Provisional costings for undertaking STRP's recommended priority work for 2003-2005 [see STRP agenda paper]
PDF
DOC. SC29-5Establishment of the STRP Support Service
PDF
DOC. SC29-5, add.1Proposal for providing the STRP Support Service
PDF
DOC. SC29-6Election of STRP members and Chair
PDF
DOC. SC29-7Format for National Reports
PDF
DOC. SC29-8Preparations for Ramsar COP9, including implementation of Resolution VIII.45
PDF
DOC. SC29-9Review of 2002 core and projects income and expenditure (in PDF: 2002 report; reserve fund; status of projects)
PDF
DOC. SC29-9, rev.1Revised Estimated Income and Expenditure for fiscal year 2002
DOC. SC29-9, add.1Report on the Bureau's costs related to Ramsar COP8
DOC. SC29-10Ramsar Bureau Budget 2003
DOC. SC29-11Modus operandi of the Ramsar Endowment Fund
DOC. SC29-12Fundraising for the Ramsar Small Grants Fund (SGF), the Ramsar Endowment Fund (REF), the Voluntary Fund for the Convention's Outreach Programme (CEPA Fund), and the STRP work
PDF
DOC. SC29-13SGF Operational Guidelines for the Triennium 2003-2005
PDF
DOC. SC29-14Review of other COP8 Resolutions that require action or attention by the Standing Committee (document to be tabled at the meeting)
DOC. SC29-15

Proposed agreement with the Government of Panama for the establishment of a Ramsar Centre for the Western Hemisphere [see signed agreement]

PDF
DOC. SC29-16Date of the 30th Meeting of the Standing Committee
PDF
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