Meeting of the Management Working Group (closed session). The Management Working Group will meet in room Rio de Janeiro C.
Registration of delegates (continues each day to 9 June)
49th Meeting of the Standing Committee (subsequently to meet as the Conference Committee).
Regional meetings (including discussions on Contracting Parties to be proposed for election to the Standing Committee at plenary agenda item XIV)
Meetings of Ramsar Regional Initiatives
Meeting of the Conference Committee
Special Presentation: “Wetlands in Uruguay”. Alejandro Nario, National Director of Environment, Ministry of Housing, Planning and Environment of Uruguay.
Panel Discussion on “Innovative Public‐Private partnerships” with Danone and Livelihoods funds. Laurent Sacchi, Bernard Giraud, Ramsar Secretary General and invited guests.
Presentation of Ramsar Wetland Conservation Awards followed by a reception
Meeting of the Conference Committee (with Standing Committee 2015‐2018 appointees as observers)
Special Presentation: Healthy wetlands for the sustainable future of our planet. Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, Director Division of Environmental Law and Conventions (DELC), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Meeting of the Conference Committee with Standing Committee 2015‐2018 appointees as observers
Special Presentation: International Water Governance: Nothing fishy about it. Sibylle Vermont, Deputy Head of Section Global Affairs, International Affairs Division Federal Office for the Environment, Switzerland
Preparatory meeting of the appointees to the incoming Standing Committee 2015‐ 2018