Decision COP XIII/19

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Article 8(j) and related Articles: other matters related to the programme of work
A.IN-DEPTH DIALOGUE ON THEMATIC AREAS AND OTHER CROSS CUTTING ISSUES
The Conference of the Parties,
Noting that the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions at its ninth meeting conducted an in-depth dialogue on the topic “challenges and opportunities for international and regional cooperation in the protection of shared traditional knowledge across borders for the strengthening of traditional knowledge and the fulfilment of three objectives of the Convention, in harmony with Nature/Mother Earth”,
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paragraph A. 1

1.Encourages Parties, other Governments, relevant organizations, indigenous peoples and local communities, and stakeholders, and requests the Executive Secretary, to consider the advice and recommendations emanating from the dialogue, annexed to the report of the Working Group,  when implementing the relevant areas of work of the Convention, including tasks 7, 10, 12 and 15 of the programme of work for Article 8(j) and related provisions;
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paragraph A. 2

2.Decides that the topic for the in-depth dialogue to be held, subject to the agenda of the meeting and the time available, at the tenth meeting of the Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions, should be:
“Contribution of the traditional knowledge, innovations and practices of indigenous peoples and local communities to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with particular emphasis on conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity”;
B.GLOSSARY OF RELEVANT KEY TERMS AND CONCEPTS TO BE USED WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF ARTICLE 8(J) AND RELATED PROVISIONS
Noting that clarity in terms and concepts within the context of Article 8(j) and related provisions can assist in the effective and consistent implementation of Article 8(j) and related provisions, where appropriate and in accordance with national legislation, in order to achieve Aichi Biodiversity Target 18 by 2020,
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paragraph B. 1

1.Recommends further consideration of the glossary of key terms and concepts  by the Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions at its tenth meeting to allow Parties, other Governments and relevant organizations to ensure the full and effective participation of indigenous peoples and local communities in considering the proposed glossary;
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paragraph B. 2

2.Requests the Executive Secretary to make the draft glossary of key terms and concepts available for peer review by Parties, Governments, relevant organizations and indigenous peoples and local communities for further refinement, prior to the tenth meeting of the Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions, with a view to its adoption at the fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties;
C.RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE UNITED NATIONS PERMANENT FORUM ON INDIGENOUS ISSUES TO THE CONVENTION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY
Recalling decision XII/12 F on the terminology “indigenous peoples and local communities”,
Noting the recommendations contained in paragraphs 26 and 27 of the report of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues on its tenth session, 
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paragraph C. 1

1.Invites 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 to consider taking a decision to apply, mutatis mutandis, decision XII/12 F of the Conference of the Parties;
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2.Notes the recommendations of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues made at its thirteenth  and fourteenth  sessions, and requests the Executive Secretary to continue to inform the Permanent Forum on developments of mutual interest;
D.TASK 15 OF THE MULTI-YEAR PROGRAMME OF WORK ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ARTICLE 8(j) AND RELATED PROVISIONS: BEST-PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR THE REPATRIATION OF INDIGENOUS AND TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE
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paragraph D. 1

1.Takes note of the progress made in the development of the Rutzolijirisaxik  Voluntary Guidelines for the Repatriation of Traditional Knowledge of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Relevant for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity, annexed to the present decision, in particular their objective, purpose, scope and guiding principles for repatriation;
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paragraph D. 2

2.Invites Parties, other Governments, relevant organizations,  indigenous peoples and local communities, and stakeholders interested or involved in repatriation of traditional knowledge to submit to the Executive Secretary information on good practices and actions undertaken at various levels, including through community-to-community exchanges, to repatriate, receive and restore traditional knowledge relevant for the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity;
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paragraph D. 3

3.Requests the Executive Secretary:
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paragraph D. 3 item (a)

(a)To compile the information received on good practices and actions, as referred to in paragraph 2 above, and to make the compilation available for the consideration of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Inter-sessional Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions at its tenth meeting;
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paragraph D. 3 item (b)

(b)To prepare a revised draft of the Rutzolijirisaxik Voluntary Guidelines for the Repatriation of Traditional Knowledge of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Relevant for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity, taking into account developments in various international bodies, instruments, programmes, strategies, standards, guidelines, reports and processes of relevance as referred to in paragraph 5 of the annex, and based on: (i) an analysis of the information received as referred to in paragraph 2 above; (ii) the report of the Expert Meeting on the Repatriation of Traditional Knowledge Relevant to the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity;  and (iii) the annex to the present decision containing the objective, purpose, scope and guiding principles for repatriation;
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paragraph D. 4

4.Requests the Ad Hoc Open-ended Inter-sessional Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions at its tenth meeting to complete a draft of the guidelines for consideration and adoption by the Conference of the Parties at its fourteenth meeting.
Body
Conference of the Parties (COP)

Meeting
COP-13
Thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity
4 - 17 December, 2016
Cancun, Mexico

Elements of decision
12 1 informational 11 operational
11 10 implemented 0 superseded 0 elapsed 1 active

Actors
19 2 parties   2 other-governments   2 organizations   2 IPLC   2 Others   6 executive-secretary   2 WG8J   1  

AICHI targets
1

Subjects
4 Traditional Knowledge, Innovations and Practices Indigenous peoples and local communities Sustainable Use of Biodiversity Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing

Document
Related decisions
XII/12 C para 3 3)
Article 8(j) and related provisions
(c) To transmit the result of the work of the technical expert group on the draft voluntary guidelines as well as the compilation of information and views referred to in paragraph 3 (a) above, to the Ad Hoc Open ended Inter-Sessional Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions at its ninth meeting, for its consideration, and with a view to consideration by the Conference of the Parties at its thirteenth meeting;