The Conference of the Parties,
Recalling its decision VI/11,
Taking note of the preparations by the Executive Secretary for the meeting of the group of legal and technical experts on liability and redress in the context of paragraph 2 of Article 14 of the Convention on Biological Diversity,
1. Renews to the Executive Secretary contained in its decision VI/11, paragraph 1, to convene a group of legal and technical experts to discharge the mandate specified in that decision;
2. Requests the Executive Secretary to update the documentation prepared pursuant to decision VI/11, paragraph 2, and to make it available prior to convening the group of legal and technical experts;
3. Urges Parties and Governments to make the necessary voluntary financial contributions to facilitate the convening of the group of legal and technical experts.