SPAW COP7

23 October 2012 - Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Seventh Meeting of the Contracting Parties (COP7) to the Protocol Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW) in the Wider Caribbean Region, 23 October 2012.

Announcements

English

Fifteenth Intergovernmental  Meeting on the Action Plan for the Caribbean  Environment Programme and Twelfth Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention for the Protection and Development  of the Marine Environment  of the Wider Caribbean Region, 25-27 October 2012.

First Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Protocol Concerning Pollution from Land-Based Sources and Activities in the Wider Caribbean (LBS) 24 October 2012.

Seventh Meeting of the Contracting Parties (COP7) to the Protocol Concerning Specially Protected  Areas  and  Wildlife  (SPAW)  in the  Wider  Caribbean  Region,  23 October 2012.

Fifth Meeting of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) to the SPAW Protocol, 22 October 2012.

all in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

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Español

Decimoquinta Reunión Intergubernamental del Plan de Acción para el Programa Ambiental del Caribe y Duodécima Reunión de las Partes Contratantes al Convenio para la Protección y el Desarrollo del Medio Ambiente Marino de la Región del Gran Caribe  25 al 27 de octubre de 2012

Primera Reunión de las Partes Contratantes al Protocolo relativo a la Contaminación Proveniente de Fuentes y Actividades Terrestres en la Región  del Gran Caribe (FTCM)  24 de octubre de 2012

Séptima Reunión de las Partes Contratantes (COP7) al Protocolo relativo a Áreas y Flora y Fauna Especialmente Protegidas (SPAW) en la Región del Gran Caribe   23 de octubre de 2012

Quinta Reunión del Comité Asesor Científico y Técnico  (STAC) al Protocolo SPAW,  22 de octubre de 2012

Punta Cana, República Dominicana

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Français

Quinzième Réunion Intergouvernementale du Plan d’action pour le Programme pour l’environnement des Caraïbes Et Douzième Réunion des Parties contractantes à la Convention pour la protection et la mise en valeur de l’environnement marin de  la Grande Région Caraïbe  25-27 Octobre 2012
Première Réunion des Parties contractantes au Protocole concernant les pollutions issues de sources et d’activités terrestres (LBS) dans la Grande Région Caraïbe
24 Octobre 2012

Septième Réunion des Parties contractantes au Protocole concernant les aires et les espèces spécialement protégées (SPAW) de la Grande Région Caraïbe 23 Octobre 2012

Cinquième Réunion du Comité consultatif scientifique et technique (STAC) du Protocole SPAW  22 Octobre 2012

Punta Cana, République dominicaine

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Delegates whose participation will be sponsored by the Secretariat need not make hotel or airline reservations; this will be done by the Secretariat.  All other delegates and participants from CEP Member Governments, other UN organisations, and other governmental or non-governmental observers are expected to meet the full costs of their participation in the Meeting.   Such additional delegates and observers are expected to make their own hotel arrangements and may find accommodation at the host hotel, the Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana, Dominican Republic  

http://www.dreamsresorts.com/drepb/

The negotiated rate is US $128 (single) US$89 (double) for the Deluxe Tropical room and US $147 (single) US$ 113 ( double) for the Preferred Club Deluxe Tropical room. These rates remain constant for any party attending our meetings, however to access these discounted rates ensure that you specify with the hotel that you are a participant of the United Nations Environment Programme’s Regional Coordinating Unit’s Intergovernmental Meeting.

Rooms and rates are subject to availability.

Contact Information:

Dreams Palm Beach
Cabeza de Toro; P. O. Box 68;
Higuey, Dominican Republic

Hotel Direct:
Tel: (1) 809 552 6000
or (1) 809 687 5747
Fax: (1) 809 468 2151

Email: info.drepb@dreamsresorts.com

 
Additionally all participants MUST fill in the REGISTRATION FORM and send it back to the secretariat by the deadline of 16th July 2012.

Click here to download registration form. - English

Haga clic aquí para descargar el formulario de inscripción. - Español

Cliquez ici pour télécharger le formulaire d'inscription. - Français

Documents

1.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.31/1
Provisional Agenda
2.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.31/2
Provisional Annotated Agenda
3.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/6
Draft Workplan and Budget of the Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW) Subprogramme for the 2013-2014 Biennium
4.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/7
Recommendations of the Fifth Meeting of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) to the Protocol Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW) in the Wider Caribbean Region, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, 22 October 2012
5.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.31/3
Decisions of the Seventh Meeting of the Contracting Parties (COP) to the Protocol Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW) in the Wider Caribbean Region, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, 23 October 2012
To be prepared during the meeting

1.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.31/INF.1
Provisional List of Documents
2.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.31/INF.2
Provisional List of Participants
To be prepared during the meeting
3.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/3
Report of the Working Group on the Evaluation of Protected Areas Proposed for Listing Under the SPAW Protocol
4.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/4
Report of the Working Group on the Application of Criteria for Listing Species Under the Annexes to the SPAW Protocol (includes species proposed for listing into the Annexes)
5.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/5
Report of the Working Group to Develop the Criteria and Process to Assess Exemptions Under Article 11(2) of the SPAW Protocol (includes draft guidance document)
6.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/INF.3
Status of Activities of the SPAW Subprogramme for 2010-2012
7.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/INF.4
Report of the SPAW Regional Activity Centre (SPAW-RAC) in Guadeloupe: RAC Operations and Budget for the period 2010-2012
8.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/INF.5
Update on the Caribbean Marine Protected Areas Management Network and Forum (CaMPAM) and its Major Activities (includes supplement on the Caribbean Challenge Project)
9.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/INF.6
Report on the Implementation of Activities in Support of the Action Plan for the Conservation of Marine Mammals (MMAP)
10.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/INF.7
The GEF Caribbean Large Marine Ecosystem (CLME) Reef Biodiversity and Reef Fisheries Pilot Project: An Update of its Major Achievements
11.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/INF.8
Status of Development of the Regional Strategy for the Control of the Lionfish Invasion in the Wider Caribbean Region
12.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/INF.9
Report of the Regional Workshop on Marine Mammal Watching in the Wider Caribbean Region (includes the Overarching Principles and Protection Guidelines for Marine Mammal Watching in the
13.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG. 34/INF.10
Annotated Format for Presentation Reports for the Areas Proposed for Inclusion in the SPAW List
14.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG. 34/INF.11
Report from the Government of France on the Manatee Reintroduction Project in Guadeloupe, French West Indies
15.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/INF.12
Report of the Meeting of the Caribbean Marine Mammal Sanctuaries Cooperation Workshop, Philipsburg, St. Maarten, 4-5 June 2012
16.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/INF.13
The Nassau Grouper (Epinephelus Striatus): The Urgent Case for Regional Conservation and Management
17.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.29/INF.5
Exemptions to the SPAW Protocol Under Article 11(2): A Legal Review
18.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.29/5
Report of the Sixth Meeting of the Contracting Parties (COP) to the Protocol Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW) in the Wider Caribbean Region, Montego Bay, Jamaica, 5 October 2010
19.
UNEP(DEC)/CAR IG.23/4
Report of the Third Meeting of the Contracting Parties (COP) to the Protocol Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW) in the Wider Caribbean Region, Montego Bay, Jamaica, 27 September 2004
20.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/INF.14
Directory of Members of the SPAW Protocol Listserve

1.
UNEP, 2008
Action Plan for the Conservation of Marine Mammals (MMAP) in the Wider Caribbean Region. United Nations Environment Programme – Caribbean Environment Programme, Kingston, Jamaica. 2008.
2.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.25/INF.4
Guidelines to Prevent Species from becoming Endangered or Threatened
3.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.31/3 Annex V/Rev.1
Guidelines and Criteria for the Evaluation of Protected Areas to be Listed Under the SPAW Protocol
4.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.29/4
Workplan and Budget for the SPAW Regional Programme for the 2010-2011 Biennium
5.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.31/6
Report of the Fourth Meeting of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) to the Protocol Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW) in the Wider Caribbean Region, Gosier, Guadeloupe, 2-5 July 2008
6.
CEP Technical Report 48
Regional Management Plan for the West Indian Manatee
7.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.30/4 Rev.2
Rules of Procedure for the Convention and Financial Rules for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region (Cartagena Convention)
8.
UNEP, 1991
Final Act of the Conference of Plenipotentiaries for the Adoption of the Annexes to the Protocol Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife in the Wider Caribbean Region
9.
UNEP, 1990
Final Act of the Conference of Plenipotentiaries Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife in the Wider Caribbean Region
10.
UNEP, 2012
Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region, Protocol Concerning Cooperation in Combating Oil Spills, Protocol Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife and the Protocol Concerning Pollution from Land-Based Sources and Activities