The regional pre-COP meetings will each be hosted by a Contracting Party and organized with the full assistance of the Secretariat of the Convention. Participants are expected to consider the major issues regarding the work of the Convention, and to consider draft resolutions, which will subsequently be reviewed at the 54th meeting of the Standing Committee (SC54) in April 2018, for eventual submission to COP13.
The provisional agenda for SC54 can be found here: https://www.ramsar.org/event/54th-meeting-of-the-standing-committee. Links to documents will be added as they are published.
Contracting Parties have generously offered to host the meetings for all regions, and the following venues and dates are confirmed:
Agendas and links to documents will be added as soon as they are published.