Ramsar COP13

Dubai International Convention Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP13) will be held in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, from 21 to 29 October 2018.

The theme is "Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future."

Ramsar COP13

Provisional Agenda

I Opening of the Meeting

II General statements and keynote addresses

III Adoption of the Agenda

IV Adoption of the Rules of Procedure

V Election of the President and Vice-Presidents and remarks by the President

VI Appointment of the Credentials Committee and any other committees

VII Admission of Observers

VIII Report of the Chair of the Standing Committee

IX Report of the Secretary General and overview of the implementation of the Convention at the global level  

X Report on implementation of the CEPA Programme 2016-2018

XI Report of the Chair of the Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP)

XII Issues arising from Resolutions and Recommendations of previous meetings of the Conference of the Contracting Parties  

XIII Secretariat’s report on administrative and financial implications of draft resolutions

XIV Financial report for 2016-2018 by the Chair of the Subgroup on Finance of the Standing Committee, and proposed budget for the triennium 2019-2021

XV Election of Contracting Parties to the Standing Committee 2019-2021 XVI Consideration of the draft resolutions and recommendations submitted by Contracting Parties and the Standing Committee XVII Report of the Credentials Committee

XVIII Report on the discussions, conclusions and recommendations in the preceding sessions XIX Adoption of resolutions and recommendations  

XX Date and venue of the next ordinary meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties

XXI Any other business

XXII Adoption of the report of the 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties

XXIII Close of the meeting 

Dubai International Convention Centre
Sheikh Zayed Road
United Arab Emirates