Decision COP XIII/25

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UNEP/CBD/COP/DEC/13/25 filtered
Modus operandi of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation and mechanisms to support review of implementation
The Conference of the Parties
informational

paragraph 1

1.Adopts the modus operandi of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation as annexed to the present decision;
operational implemented es

paragraph 2

2.Takes note of the progress made in the development of a voluntary peer review mechanism, especially the development of a draft methodology for the review, and requests the Executive Secretary, subject to the availability of resources, to facilitate the further testing, and development of the methodology, including its application through a pilot phase, and to report on progress, including information on the cost of the pilot phase, to the Subsidiary Body on Implementation at its second meeting;
operational active parties

paragraph 3

3.Invites Parties to develop, enhance and make use of national processes to review the measures that they have taken for the implementation of the Convention and related strategic plans, including, as appropriate, participatory approaches and engagement of indigenous peoples and local communities, civil society, women and youth, to identify obstacles that may exist to such implementation, and to share this information through the clearing-house mechanism;
operational implemented es

paragraph 4

4.Requests the Executive Secretary, subject to the availability of resources, to prepare, in consultation with Parties and relevant stakeholders, information on the obstacles identified in paragraph 3 above, as well as to identify effective practices related to the implementation of national and global targets, based on national reports, including consideration of possible elements of mechanisms for review of implementation, such as the voluntary peer review mechanism for national biodiversity strategies and action plans, and taking into account the views expressed by Parties and observers at the first meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation and additional views provided by Parties and observers, including indigenous peoples and local communities, to be considered by the Subsidiary Body on Implementation at its second meeting;
operational active es

paragraph 5

5.Also requests the Executive Secretary to further develop the decision-tracking tool, taking into account any views or comments provided by Parties and other Governments, and to continue reviewing the decisions of the Conference of the Parties taken from the first to the seventh meetings, as well as the decisions of the tenth and eleventh meetings, and to provide the Subsidiary Body on Implementation with an update at its second meeting;
informational

paragraph 6

6.Emphasizes the importance of ensuring complementarity and avoiding duplication in its requests to its subsidiary bodies, as specified in paragraph 3 of the terms of reference of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation; 
operational active es

paragraph 7

7.Requests the Executive Secretary to identify options to strengthen processes for integrating matters related to indigenous peoples and local communities into the work of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation in accordance with the process referred to in decision XIII/26, paragraph 3.
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
7 2 informational 5 operational
5 2 implemented 0 superseded 0 elapsed 3 active

Actors
5 4 executive-secretary   1 parties  

AICHI targets
0

Subjects
6 Implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity Subsidiary Body on Implementation (SBI) Clearing-House Mechanisms National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) Conference of the Parties Indigenous peoples and local communities

Document
Related decisions
XII/26 para 6 3)
Improving the efficiency of structures and processes of the Convention: Subsidiary Body on Implementation
(c)To prepare a draft modus operandi on the organization and operation of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation for consideration by the Subsidiary Body on Implementation at its first meeting, in line with the terms of reference contained in the annex to this decision, and taking into account the consolidated modus operandi of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice,  and any views expressed, in this regard, as reflected in the reports of twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties, the seventh meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol and the first meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol.
XIV/29 para 2
14/29.Review mechanisms
2.Welcomes the progress made in the development of a voluntary peer-review mechanism, and the positive result from the pilot phase initiated through decision XIII/25;