On Friday, 1 April 2016, the informal working group on marine genetic resources, including questions on benefit-sharing, facilitated by Carlos Sobral Duarte (Brazil), continued in the morning. In the afternoon, the PrepCom plenary reconvened briefly, followed by an informal working group on area-based management tools, including marine protected areas, which was facilitated by John Adank (New Zealand).
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