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ICNP 2 Recommendations

ICNP 2 Recommendation 2/8

2/8. Other matters

Further work in preparation for the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol

The Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization,
1.Invites Parties to submit information to the Executive Secretary with respect to the steps taken towards ratification and implementation of the Nagoya Protocol;
2.Requests the Executive Secretary to compile the information received and to make it available to the eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties;
3.Requests the Executive Secretary to include in its note on the proposed budget for the programme of work of the Convention (2013-2014) for the consideration of the eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties, the costing of activities for the next biennium (2013-2014) recommended for adoption by the second meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee in preparation for the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol, in accordance with paragraph 21 of decision X/1 of the Conference of the Parties;
4.Invites Parties to submit information to the Executive Secretary on additional issues that may need to be addressed in preparation for the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol and requests the Executive Secretary to compile this information and make it available for the consideration of the eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties;
5.Requests the Executive Secretary to make available for the information of the eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties, an overview of the status of issues for consideration of the Intergovernmental Committee as set out in its work plan in annex II of decision X/1.
6.Recommends the adoption of the following decision by the Conference of the Parties at its eleventh meeting:
The Conference of the Parties,
Recalling the mandate of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol to undertake the preparations necessary for the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol, in accordance with decision X/1 of the Conference of the Parties,
Recalling also the work plan set out in annex II of decision X/1 of the Conference of the Parties,
Taking note that substantive progress has been made on several issues identified in its work plan,
Noting that some issues of the work plan require further consideration with a view to facilitating decision-making by the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Protocol,
1.Welcomes the report of the first and second meetings of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising From their Utilization;
2.Decides to reconvene the Open-ended Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising From their Utilization, for a third meeting to address outstanding issues of its workplan in preparation for the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Protocol.

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme