1st Session of the Intergovernmental Conference (IGC) on an International Legally Binding Instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ)
L-R: Melanie Virtue, Convention on Migratory Species Secretariat; Takehiro Nakamura, UN Environment Programme; and Charlotte Salpin, UNDOALOS
Delegates at the Intergovernmental Conference (IGC) on an international legally binding instrument (ILBI) under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ) continued to exchange views in an informal working group on capacity building and technology transfer (CB&TT). The informal working group on area-based management tools (ABMTs) started its work, focusing on:
• process; and
• relationship with other instruments.
IISD Reporting Services, through its Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Meeting Coverage, is providing daily reports and daily web coverage from BBNJ IGC 1. In addition, IISD Reporting Services will publish a summary and analysis report from the meeting on Thursday, 20 September 2018.
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