On Thursday, 31 March 2016, the PrepCom plenary convened in the morning to conclude discussions on environmental impact assessments and strategic environmental assessments, and to consider capacity building and marine technology transfer. Following a short afternoon plenary, an informal working group on marine genetic resources, including questions on benefit-sharing, convened.
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