Proceedings of past COPs

The proceedings of previous meetings, including summary reports of plenary sessions, Resolutions and Recommendations adopted and lists of participants are available at the event pages below.

Ordinary meetings of the Conference of the Contracting Parties:

COP1 Cagliari, Italy, 1980

COP2 Groningen, Netherlands, 1984

COP3 Regina, Canada, 1987

COP4 Montreux, Switzerland, 1990

COP5 Kushiro, Japan, 1993

COP6 Brisbane, Australia, 1996

COP7 San José, Costa Rica, 1999

COP8 Valencia, Spain, 2002

COP9 Kampala, Uganda, 2005

COP10 Changwon, Republic of Korea, 2008

COP11 Bucharest, Romania, 2012

COP12 Punta del Este, Uruguay, 2015

COP13 Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2018

Extraordinary meetings of the Conference of the Contracting Parties:

Paris, France, 1982

Regina, Canada, 1987

National Reports

Prior to each meeting of the COP, Parties submit detailed National Reports to the Secretariat. These are published in the country profile pages and are used to produce statistical reports on the implementation of the Convention.