The Proceedings of the 10th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties

The Proceedings of the 10th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties include the  Conference Report, the Resolutions, Photos, the Participants Lists, the National Reports, the Regional Meetings, and the Ramsar Awards. Also available from the Secretariat on CD-ROM.

Proceedings of COP10

"Healthy Wetlands, Healthy People"
10th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties
to the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran, 1971)
Changwon, Republic of Korea, 28 October - 4 November 2008

Results of Ramsar COP10

Resolutions of COP10
Conference Report
The Changwon Declaration (13 languages)
Lists of participants
Ramsar Wetland Conservation Award winners 2008
National Reports submitted by the Parties
General and information documents
Some news and photos from COP10; Some photos
Reports to donors: sponsored delegates, regional meetings
PowerPoint Presentations (PDF)
Earth Negotiations Bulletin: daily reports, analysis

Pre-COP Information

General and pre-registration information

Side events schedule of times + rooms

Abstracts of side events

Excursions (2nd November) information

Ramsar pre-COP Regional Meetings




IV Panamerican Ramsar Regional Meeting18-21 September 2007Mérida, Venezuela
5th Pan-African Regional Meeting in preparation for COP1026-30 November 2007 Yaoundé, Cameroon
Asian Regional Preparatory Meeting for COP1014-18 January 2008Bangkok, Thailand
Caribbean Regional Meeting on the implementation of the Convention8-10 April 2008Havana, Cuba
4th Oceania Regional Meeting for the Ramsar Convention10-11 April 2008Apia, Samoa
6th European Regional Meeting3-7 May 2008 Stockholm, Sweden

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