Sixth Committee (Legal) — 74th session

Observer status for the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands Secretariat in the General Assembly (Agenda item 169)

At the 19th meeting on 18 October 2019, the Sixth Committee decided to recommend the General Assembly to defer a decision on the request for observer status for the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands Secretariat in the General Assembly to its seventy-fifth session. The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 169.

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Background (source: A/74/100)

The item entitled “Observer status for the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands Secretariat in the General Assembly” was included in the agenda of the seventy-second session of the Assembly at the request of Uruguay (A/72/194). The Assembly has had the item on its agenda annually since the seventy-second session (decisions 72/526 and 73/537).

At its seventy-third session, the Assembly decided to defer a decision on the item to its seventy-fourth session (decision 73/537).

Consideration at the seventy-fourth session

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Video   19th meeting (18 October 2019, 3:00pm – 4:30pm)

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