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COP 12 Decision XII/35

XII/35.Date and venue of the fourteenth and fifteenth meetings of the Conference of the Parties

The Conference of the Parties,
Taking note of the offer of Turkey to host the fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties, as well as the ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and the third meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization,
Taking note also of Egypt’s expression of interest to offer to host the fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties, as well as the ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol and the third meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol,
1.Invites interested Parties to notify the Executive Secretary of their offers to host the fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties, as well as the ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol and the third meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol as soon as possible, and before the end of 2015;
2.Also invites interested Parties to notify the Executive Secretary of their offers to host the fifteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties, as well as the tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol and the fourth meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol, preferably at least two months before the first meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation;
3.Requests the Executive Secretary to prepare, in consultation with the Bureau, a proposal on how the hosting of meetings of the Conference of the Parties following its thirteenth meeting may be determined, and to submit the proposal to the Subsidiary Body on Implementation, for consideration at its first meeting;
4.Requests the Subsidiary Body on Implementation to consider the proposal prepared by the Executive Secretary in accordance with paragraph 3 above, as well as the offers that may be received by the Executive Secretary in accordance with paragraphs 1 and 2 above, and to prepare a recommendation for consideration by the Conference of the Parties at its thirteenth meeting.
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