9th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Ramsar Convention (COP9)

8–15 November 2005 | Kampala, Uganda

Ramsar Convention on Wetlands


COP9, the first Ramsar COP held in Africa, adopted 25 resolutions on a wide range of policy, programme and budgetary matters, including: additional scientific and technical guidance for the implementation of the Ramsar wise use concept; engagement of the Convention in ongoing multilateral processes dealing with water; the Convention’s role in natural disaster prevention, mitigation and adaptation; and more.

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