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On Thursday, the budget group and contact groups on socio-economic considerations and risk assessment met throughout the day. WG I met in the afternoon to finalize discussions on: unintentional transboundary movements of LMOs; notification requirements; HTPI; and socio-economic considerations.
WG II met in the morning and evening to discuss draft decisions on: monitoring and reporting; assessment and review; capacity building; the BCH; and risk assessment and risk management.
Traditional Indian dance featuring the Hindu god Ganesh
L-R:Giovanni Ferraiolo, Erie Tamale and Dina Abdelhakim, CBD Secretariat
WG II Chair Spencer Thomas, Grenada
Delegates from Africa discussing text on capacity building.
Sol Ortiz, Mexico
Co-Chair contact group on risk assessment Helmut Gaugitsch, Austria,
Mathato Rammoko, Lesotho
Delegates from GRULAC and the Philippines consulting.
Edgar Selvin Pérez, Guatemala
Lyndon John, Saint Lucia
Ayman Tharwat Abdel Aziz, Egypt
L-R: Henrik Hagen Olesen and Clare Hamilton, EU
Marcel Kakpo Comlan, Benin
George Essegbey, Ghana
Working Group I
L-R: Paola Scarone, CBD Secretariat; Kathryn Garforth, CBD Secretariat; WG I Chair Ines Verleye, Belgium; and Worku Damena Yifru, CBD Secretariat
Co-Chair contact group on socio-economic considerations, Ruben Dekker, the Netherlands
Miriam Kinyua, Kenya
Delegates from Ethiopia, Bolivia, Somalia and Colombia and Christine von Weizsäcker, ECOROPA.
L-R: Co-Chair contact group on socio-economic considerations, Ruben Dekker, the Netherlands, consulting with the CBD Secretariat
L-R: Martine Delanoy, EU; Willy Tonui, Kenya; and Ella Strickland, EU
L-R: Braulio Ferreira De Souza Dias, CBD Executive Secretary; Conrod Hunte, Chair of the Budget Committee, Antigua and Barbuda; Michele Rattray, CBD Secretariat
Session of the Budget Committee
Contact group session on socio-economic considerations
Contact group session on risk assessment
COP/MOP 6 Snapshots
Fish installation made of plastic wastes from the ocean, created by Silas and Adam Birtwistle.
Participants at the CEPA Fair
L-R: Edilberto Duarte Lopez, Nicaragua; Angel Onofa, Ecuador; Benedicto Lucas, Guatemala; and Edgar Selvin Pérez, Guatemala
Delegates from Malaysia
Delegates from Thailand
L-R: Lisa Pedicelli and Nader Ibrahim, CBD Secretariat
L-R: Johany Martinez and Michele Rattray, CBD Secretariat
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