Timeline to COP13

Timeline to the 13th meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP13)

 

15-19 January: Meeting of the Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP21).

 

23 January: Deadline for the Secretariat to notify Contracting Parties of dates and agenda of the 54th meeting of the Standing Committee (SC54), and publish documents for SC54 in the three languages of the Convention.

 

22 February: Deadline for submission of proposals (draft resolutions) for COP13 by Contracting Parties.

 

26 February-23 March: Pre-COP regional meetings.

 

23-27 April: 54th meeting of the Standing Committee.

 

21 June: Deadline for Contracting Parties to submit to the Secretariat proposals to amend the Rules of Procedure.

 

21 July: Deadline for the Secretariat to publish COP13 documents in the three languages of the Convention.

 

21 July: Deadline for bodies and agencies wishing to participate in COP13 to send appropriate documentation to the Secretariat.

 

21 September: Deadline for Contracting Parties to send to the Secretariat an offer to host Ramsar COP14.

 

21 September: Deadline for bodies and agencies wishing to participate in COP13 to send to the Secretariat the names of their observers.

 

7 October: Deadline for the Secretariat to send to Contracting Parties the list of observers.

 

21-29 October: 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties.