Notification 2020-086

Results of the Survey on the User Experience during the Special Virtual Sessions held on 15-18 September 2020

Dear Madam/Sir, Further to notification 2020-078 (, I am pleased to inform you that the results of the survey conducted to gather feedback on the experiences of Parties and observers during the special virtual sessions in preparation for SBSTTA 24 and SBI 3, held from 15 to 18 September 2020, and their views on the use of the online platform, are available at the following link: The survey results will be taken into account in the preparations for future meetings under the Convention. I would like to thank all respondents who took the time to complete the survey and share their views. The Secretariat will take into account fully the views shared and the lessons learned from the experiences of Parties and observers in these special virtual sessions, with a view to further improving the logistical arrangements and procedures of any future virtual meetings. Please accept, Madam/Sir, the assurances of my highest consideration.

Executive Secretary

To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points, Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities and relevant organizations, cc: Cartagena Protocol Focal Points, ABS Focal Points


Subject(s): Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA), Subsidiary Body on Implementation (SBI)

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