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2nd Meeting of the Panel of Experts on Access and Benefit Sharing of the Convention on Biological Diversity

Montreal, Canada 19-22 March 2001


Previous days' multimedia coverage of  SBSSTA-6 
(photos and RealAudio)

ENB Summary

Highlights from Thursday, 22 March 2001

Co-Chair Medaglia opened the closing Plenary, and the rapporteur, Maureen Wolfson (South Africa) introduced the meeting’s report UNEP/CBD/ABS-EP/2/L.3, including conclusions on the three agenda items. Co-Chair Medaglia reviewed the process for reaching agreement on the main items within previous Plenary and Working Group discussions, which had reached provisional agreements on the conclusions. Experts reviewed the document providing both substantive and textual comments, and then adopted the report.

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Above photo:
The dias during the closing plenary

ENB coverage of ABS-1
ENB coverage of SBSTTA-6
CBD Secretariat web site with official documents and information for participants
ENB's Introduction to the CBD


ENB Summary ABS-1

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