1.Requests the Executive Secretary to make the format for the interim national report annexed hereto available through the Access and Benefit-sharing Clearing-House, including the option to submit information offline;
Parties and other Governments to submit an interim national report on the implementation of their obligations under the Nagoya Protocol:
(a)In an official language of the United Nations;
(b)Through the ABS Clearing-House; and
(c)Twelve months prior to the third meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol.
3.Requests the Executive Secretary to consolidate information contained in the interim national reports received and information published in the Access and Benefit-sharing Clearing-House for the consideration of the third meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Protocol, as a contribution to the assessment and review of the effectiveness of the Protocol by the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Protocol, pursuant to Article 31;
4.Invites the Global Environment Facility to make financial resources available, with a view to assist eligible Parties to prepare their national reports;
5.Decides to consider the intervals for reporting at its third meeting; and
6.Further decides to keep the format of the national report under review, based on feedback received from Parties and the experience gained.