Update on preparation of National Reports to the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties

Date: 30.04.2024

To: Heads of Administrative Authority and National Focal Points
The training sessions addressed:
i.       the purpose of national reporting;
ii.      the new structure of the COP15 National Report form (NRF) approved by SC62;
iii.     general guidance on how to complete and submit the NRF using the online reporting system (ORS) of the Convention; and
iv.     explanation of how the Secretariat reviews the Reports after their submission by Contracting Parties.
Recordings of the training sessions in the three languages of the Convention can now be accessed at the following address:
Please note that the deadline for the submission of National Reports is 20 October 2024.
The NRF for COP15 is available in the ORS, at the following address:
Instructions to access the ORS are included in the tutorial at:
Should you require further guidance, please contact the Convention Secretariat at:
Secretariat of the Convention on Wetlands
28 rue Mauverney, CH-1196 Gland, Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 999 0170