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SBSTTA 8 Recommendation VIII/6
Retired sections:

Operational plan of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice and assessment of recommendations made to the Conference of the Parties by the subsidiary body on scientific, technical and technological advice

The Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice

1. Requests the Bureau of Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice to review the strategic plan of the Subsidiary Body (UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/8/12), to be referred to hereinafter as the "Operational Plan of the SBSTTA", for consideration by the Subsidiary Body at its tenth meeting. The review should take into account, inter alia , the recommendations of the Open-ended Inter-Sessional Meeting on the Multi-Year Programme of Work of the Conference of the Parties up to 2010; decisions of the Conference of the Parties at its seventh meeting relevant to scientific, technical and technological matters; and comments made by Parties at this meeting, in particular, on the importance of using a holistic approach in addressing matters addressed by the Subsidiary Body, the need for promoting synergy between the Convention and other relevant conventions and agreements, the need for improving the efficiency of focal points for the Subsidiary Body in their national environment and the participation of the scientific community in the implementation of the Convention, and the need for timely and adequate financial resources to implement the Plan;

2. Takes note of the review of the recommendations of the Subsidiary Body carried out by the Executive Secretary in consultation with the bureaux of the Subsidiary Body and the Conference of the Parties (UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/8/13).

Operational plan of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice and assessment of recommendations made to the Conference of the Parties by the subsidiary body on scientific, technical and technological advice

The Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice

1. Requests the Bureau of Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice to review the strategic plan of the Subsidiary Body (UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/8/12), to be referred to hereinafter as the "Operational Plan of the SBSTTA", for consideration by the Subsidiary Body at its tenth meeting. The review should take into account, inter alia , the recommendations of the Open-ended Inter-Sessional Meeting on the Multi-Year Programme of Work of the Conference of the Parties up to 2010; decisions of the Conference of the Parties at its seventh meeting relevant to scientific, technical and technological matters; and comments made by Parties at this meeting, in particular, on the importance of using a holistic approach in addressing matters addressed by the Subsidiary Body, the need for promoting synergy between the Convention and other relevant conventions and agreements, the need for improving the efficiency of focal points for the Subsidiary Body in their national environment and the participation of the scientific community in the implementation of the Convention, and the need for timely and adequate financial resources to implement the Plan;

2. Takes note of the review of the recommendations of the Subsidiary Body carried out by the Executive Secretary in consultation with the bureaux of the Subsidiary Body and the Conference of the Parties (UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/8/13).

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