Noting the ongoing process of improving the efficiency of the structures and processes under the Convention and its Protocols,
Stressing the importance for the concurrent meetings of the Conference of the Parties and the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol to be organized in such a way as to allow the full participation of all Parties in an efficient and effective manner,
1.Requests the Executive Secretary, based on the views of Parties and in consultation with the Bureau of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol and the Bureau of the eleventh meeting of the Conference of Parties, to develop a proposal for the organization of the concurrent meetings of the Conference of Parties and the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol, for consideration by the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Review of Implementation of the Convention at its fifth meeting;
2.Recommends that the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Protocol adopt the draft provisional agenda annexed hereto as the agenda for its first meeting.
DRAFT PROVISIONAL AGENDA FOR THE FIRST MEETING OF THE CONFERENCE OF THE PARTIES SERVING AS THE MEETING OF THE PARTIES TO THE NAGOYA PROTOCOL
1.Opening of the meeting.
2.Adoption of the agenda.
3.Adoption of the rules of procedure for meetings of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol.
4.1.Election of officers;
4.2.Organization of work.
5.Report on the credentials of representatives to the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol.
6.Report of the Open-ended Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization.
7.Exchange of information and views on the status of the ratification and implementation of the Nagoya Protocol.
8.The Access and Benefit-sharing Clearing-House and information-sharing (Article 14).
9.Monitoring and reporting (Article 29).
10.Cooperative procedures and institutional mechanisms to promote compliance with the Nagoya Protocol and address cases of non-compliance (Article 30).
11.Model contractual clauses, voluntary codes of conduct, guidelines and best practices and/or standards (Article 19 and 20).
12.Guidance to the financial mechanism (Article 25).
13.Guidance on resource mobilization for the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol.
14.Cooperation with other international organizations, conventions and initiatives.
15.Programme budget for the biennium following the entry into force of the Nagoya Protocol.
16.Measures to assist in capacity-building, capacity development and strengthening of human resources and institutional capacities in developing country Parties and Parties with economies in transition (Article 22).
17.Measures to raise awareness of the importance of genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge (Article 21).
18.The need for and modalities of a global multilateral benefit-sharing mechanism (Article 10).
19.Date and venue of the second meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol.
21.Adoption of the report.
22.Closure of the meeting.