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Burma/Myanmar's international agreements on wetlands

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Title: Search results of a google search for: Ramsar Convention Myanmar
Language: English
Source/publisher: Google.com
Format/size: html, pdf
Date of entry/update: 10 June 2012

Individual Documents

Title: Martaban on course for Ramsar list
Date of publication: 19 February 2012
Description/subject: "REPRESENTATIVES from an organisation that oversees implementation of an international treaty on wetland sites have agreed to consider adding the Gulf of Martaban to its List of Wetlands of International Importance. The issue was discussed at a workshop in Nay Pyi Taw on February 2 mark the 41st anniversary of World Wetlands Day that was attended by representatives from the government, non-government organisations and the Ramsar Secretariat..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Myanmar Times"
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 10 June 2012

Title: The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
Description/subject: Burma/Myanmar has been a party to the Ramsar Convention since 17 March 2005...There is currently one Ramsar site in the country.....The Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran, 1971) -- called the "Ramsar Convention" -- is an intergovernmental treaty that embodies the commitments of its member countries to maintain the ecological character of their Wetlands of International Importance and to plan for the "wise use", or sustainable use, of all of the wetlands in their territories. Unlike the other global environmental conventions, Ramsar is not affiliated with the United Nations system of Multilateral Environmental Agreements, but it works very closely with the other MEAs and is a full partner among the "biodiversity-related cluster" of treaties and agreements..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Ramsar Convention Website
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 15 July 2012