Notification to the Parties
No. 1998/24 Geneva, 30 June 1998
1. The Conference of the Parties has resolved, in Resolution Conf. 9.1 (Rev.) Annex 5, to re-establish the Nomenclature Committee, that the membership of the Committee shall be "on a voluntary basis" and that the Chairman and Vice-Chairman shall be elected by the Committee.
2. At its 10th meeting, the Conference of the Parties took a different approach and appointed a new Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Nomenclature Committee, as follows:
Dr Marinus S. Hoogmoed
Head, Department of Vertebrates
Curator, Reptiles and Amphibians
Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum
NL-2300 RA LEIDEN
Tel. (+3171) 5687618
Fax (+3171) 5687666
Mr Noel McGough
Royal Botanic Gardens
Surrey TW9 3AE
Telephone: (+44181) 3325722
Fax: (+44181) 3325757
3. The Chairman is responsible for the subcommittee dealing with the nomenclature of fauna and the Vice-Chairman is responsible for the subcommittee dealing with flora.
4. The Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Nomenclature Committee will be contacting persons suitably qualified in taxonomic matters to establish the membership of the Committee. The Management Authorities and Scientific Authorities of the Parties are of course welcome to make suggestions to them.
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