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Accession by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat adopted at Ramsar in 1971, and amended in 1982 and 1987

On 16 January 2018, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea deposited with the Director-General its instrument of accession to the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat adopted at Ramsar in 1971 as amended in 1982 and 1987.

In accordance with Article 2 (1) of the Convention, the wetlands named " Mundok Migratory Bird Reserve " and " Rason Migratory Bird Reseve " have been designated by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea for inclusion in the List of Wetlands of International Importance established by virtue of this Convention.

In accordance with Article 10 (2), the Convention as amended in 1982 and 1987 will enter into force with respect to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea four months after the deposit of this instrument of accession, that is to say on 16 May 2018.


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Author(s) Office of International Standards and Legal Affairs
Source UNESCO
Publication Date 25 Jan 2018
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