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21st Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice and
10th Meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

11-14 and 13-16 December 2017 | Montreal, Canada

Highlights for Friday, 15 December 2017

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Delegates from Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Mexico, and Switzerland, in informal consultations

CBD On Friday morning, the plenary of Article 8(j) Working Group finalized: the draft guidelines on the repatriation of traditional knowledge; and draft recommendations on resource mobilization, the glossary, and on the recommendations from the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII). Plenary also discussed proposed topics for future in-depth dialogues. In the afternoon, a contact group met to discuss future work, on the basis of progress towards Aichi Target 18 (traditional knowledge), implementation of the customary sustainable use action plan, the integration of Article 8(j) in the work of the CBD and its Protocols, and the finalization of tasks 7, 10 and 12 under the Article 8(j) work programme.

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Article 8(j) Working Group

Cuauhtémoc Ochoa, Mexico, Co-Chair of the Working Group on Article 8(j)

Yeshing Juliana Upún Yos, Guatemala, Co-Chair of the Working Group on Article 8(j)



L-R: John Scott, CBD Secretariat; Cuauhtémoc Ochoa, Mexico, and Yeshing Juliana Upún Yos, Guatemala, Co-Chairs of the Working Group on Article 8(j); Deputy Executive Secretary David Cooper; and Valerie Normand, CBD Secretariat




Delegates from Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Mexico, and Switzerland, developing a definition of traditional biological resources


Luciano Donadio, Argentina

Maria Claudia Velez Crismatt, Colombia


Leelo Kukk, EU

Abdirizak Mohamud, Somalia

Ilham Atho Mohamed, Maldives


Antje Lorch, ECOROPA

Sahoby Yvy Randriamahaleo, Madagascar

Joji Cariño, Forest Peoples Programme


Edward Netshithothole, South Africa

Clarissa Arida, ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB)

Marcal Gusmao, Timor-Leste




L-R: John Scott, CBD Secretariat, consulting with Deputy Executive Secretary David Cooper



View of the Friend's of the Chair on future work on Article 8(j)


SBSTTA 21 Snapshots


Sarat Babu Gidda
, CBD Secretariat, in conversation with delegates from the Republic of Korea



CBD Secretariat staff



Delegates from Canada



Delegates from the Philippines



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