54th Meeting of the Standing Committee

23 April 2018 - 27 April 2018

Provisional agenda

View all the meeting documents, in English, French and Spanish, here.

 

Agenda item

Document

Date posted

1.

Opening statements

 

 

 

1.1

Chair of the Standing Committee

no document

 

 

1.2

Director General of IUCN

no document

 

 

1.3

International Organization Partners

no document

 

 

1.4

Secretary General of the Convention

no document

 

Procedural matters

 

2.

Adoption of provisional agenda

Doc. SC54-2

23/01/2018

updated 02/02/2018

3.

Adoption of provisional working programme

Doc. SC54-3

 

4.

Admission of observers

Doc. SC54-4

 

Administrative and financial matters

 

5.

Report of the Secretary General

Doc. SC54-5

 

6.

Report of the Management Working Group

no document prior to meeting

 

7.

Financial and budgetary matters

 

 

 

7.1

Report on financial matters for 2016-2018

Doc. SC54-7.1

 

 

7.2

Status of annual contributions

Doc. SC54-7.2

 

 

7.3

Budget scenarios for 2019-2021 and draft resolution on financial and budgetary matters

Doc. SC54-7.3

 

 

7.4

Potential financial implications of draft resolutions

Doc. SC54-7.4

 

 

7.5

Report of the Subgroup on Finance

no document prior to meeting

 

Strategic matters

 

8.

Report and draft resolution on the Strategic Plan 2016 – 2024

Doc. SC54-8

 

9.

Report of the Facilitation Working Group

Doc. SC54-9

24/01/2018

10.

Roles and responsibilities of the Standing Committee

Doc. SC54-10

06/02/2018

11.

Communication, capacity building, education, participation and awareness (CEPA)

 

 

 

11.1

Report of the Chair of the CEPA Oversight Panel

Doc. SC54-11.1

23/01/2018

 

11.2

Report of the CEPA Implementation Working Group

to be confirmed

 

 

11.3

MAVA project

Doc. SC54-11.3

 

12.

Work plan of the Secretariat for 2018 and proposed format for 2019-2021

Doc. SC54-12

05/02/2018

13.

Draft resolution on language strategy

Doc. SC54-13

 

14.

Enhancing the Convention’s visibility and synergies with other multilateral environmental agreements and other institutions 

Doc. SC54-14

05/02/2018

15.

Observer status in the United Nations General Assembly

Doc. SC54-15

01/02/2018

16.

Review of current and proposed cooperative agreements

Doc. SC54-16

01/02/2018

17.

Ramsar Convention Resource Mobilization Work Plan

Doc. SC54-17

01/02/2018

Implementation matters

 

 

18.

Preparation of the 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties

 

 

 

18.1

Report of the Secretariat

Doc. SC54-18.1

23/01/2018

 

18.2

Report of the Subgroup on COP13

no document prior to meeting

 

 

18.3

Process for review of draft resolutions

Doc. SC54-18.3

 

19.

Status of Sites on the Ramsar List

Doc. SC54-19

16/02/2018

20.

Ramsar Regional Initiatives

 

 

 

20.1

Update for 2018

Doc. SC54-20.1

 

 

20.2

Draft resolution for 2019-2021 and operational framework

Doc. SC54-20.2

 

21.

Draft resolutions submitted by Contracting Parties

until 22 February 2018

 

 

21.1

Draft resolution on the rapid assessment of wetland ecosystem services (Submitted by the Republic of Korea)

Doc. SC54-21.1

09/02/2018

 

21.2

Draft resolution on cultural values, local communities and climate change mitigation and adaptation in wetlands (Submitted by Burkina Faso, Senegal and Tunisia)

Doc. SC54-21.2

09/02/2018

 

21.3

Draft resolution on conservation and management of small and micro wetlands (Submitted by China)

Doc. SC54-21.3

09/02/2018

 

21.4

Draft resolution on Ramsar Advisory Missions (Submitted by Burkina Faso)

Doc. SC54-21.4

16/02/2018

Scientific matters

 

22.

Report of the Chair of the Scientific and Technical Review Panel

Doc. SC54-22

01/02/2018

23.

Draft resolution on future implementation of scientific and technical aspects of the Convention for 2019-2021

Doc. SC54-23

01/02/2018

24.

Draft Resolution on guidance on identifying Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Sites) for global climate change regulation as an additional argument to existing Ramsar criteria

Doc. SC54-24

16/02/2018

25.

Draft resolution on restoration of peatlands

Doc. SC54-25

 

Concluding matters

 

26.

World Wetlands Day 2018, 2019 and 2020

Doc. SC54-26

01/02/2018

27.

The Ramsar Wetlands Conservation Awards 2018

for discussion in closed session – document to SC members only

 

28.

Wetland City Accreditation

 

 

 

28.1

Report of the Secretariat

Doc. SC54-28.1

01/02/2018

 

28.2

Report of the Independent Advisory Committee

for discussion in closed session – document to SC members only

 

29.

Dates and venues of the 55th and 56th meetings

no document

 

30.

Adoption of the report of the meeting

reports during the meeting

 

31.

Any other business

no document

 

32.

Closing remarks

no document