This decision has been retired.
Convening of regional and subregional meetings for Parties to the ConventionThe Conference of the Parties
Recalling its decision II/22,
Having benefited from such meetings by adopting decisions on agenda items of the third meeting of the Conference of the Parties,
1. Requests the Executive Secretary to seek voluntary contributions to meet the administrative costs of the regional/subregional meetings;
2. Urges the Secretariat of the Convention to seek additional voluntary contributions for such meetings to facilitate the participation of developing country Parties, in particular the least developed countries and small island developing States.