Resolutions of the 11th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties

"Wetlands: home and destination"
11th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting
Parties to the Ramsar Convention
Bucharest, Romania, 6-13 July 2012

Resolutions of Ramsar COP11

Document Number
Document Title
Resolution XI.1
Institutional hosting of the Ramsar Secretariat
Resolution XI.2
Financial and budgetary matters
Resolution XI.3
Adjustments to the Strategic Plan 2009-2015 for the 2013-2015 triennium

Available in Russian and Arabic
Resolution XI.4
The status of sites in the Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance
Resolution XI.5
Regional initiatives 2013-2015 in the framework of the Ramsar Convention

Available in Russian and Arabic
Resolution XI.6
Partnerships and synergies with Multilateral Environmental Agreements and other institutions
Resolution XI.7
Tourism, recreation and wetlands
Resolution XI.8
Streamlining procedures for describing Ramsar Sites at the time of designation and subsequent updates

Available in Russian and Arabic
Resolution XI.8, annex 1Ramsar Site Information Sheet (RIS) - 2012 revision
Resolution XI.8, annex 2Strategic Framework and guidelines for the future development of the List of Wetlands of International Importance of the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran, 1971) - 2012 revision
Resolution XI.9
An Integrated Framework for avoiding, mitigating, and compensating for wetland losses
Resolution XI.10
Wetlands and energy issues
Resolution XI.11
Principles for the planning and management of urban and peri-urban wetlands
Resolution XI.12
Wetlands and health: taking an ecosystem approach
Resolution XI.13
An Integrated Framework for linking wetland conservation and wise use with poverty eradication
Resolution XI.14
Climate change and wetlands: implications for the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
Resolution XI.15
Agriculture-wetland interactions: rice paddy and pest control
Resolution XI.16
Ensuring efficient delivery of scientific and technical advice and support to the Convention
Resolution XI.17
Future implementation of scientific and technical aspects of the Convention for 2013-2015
Resolution XI.18
Adjustments to the modus operandi of the Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP) for the 2013-2015 triennium
Resolution XI.19
Adjustments to the terms of Resolution VII.1 on the composition, roles, and responsibilities of the Standing Committee and regional categorization of countries under the Convention
Resolution XI.20
Promoting sustainable investment by the public and private sectors to ensure the maintenance of the benefits people and nature gain from wetlands

Available in Russian and Arabic
Resolution XI.21
Wetlands and sustainable development
 Resolution XI.22Thanks to the host country, Romania
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