Sixth Committee (Legal) — 74th session
Observer status for the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands Secretariat in the General Assembly (Provisional agenda item 171)
- Authority: decision 73/537
- A/72/194 — Note verbale dated 11 August 2017 from the Permanent Mission of Uruguay to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General
Summary of work
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).