Highlights and images of main proceedings for 10 September 2018

Summary

Highlights for Monday, 10 September 2018

L-R: Ma Xinmin, China, in conversation with Matthías Pálsson, Iceland

The informal working group on area-based management tools (ABMTs) discussed global, regional, and hybrid approaches, focusing on:

•    the decision-making process;

•    consultation; and

•    institutional arrangements.



The informal working group on environmental impact assessments (EIAs), facilitated by René Lefeber, the Netherlands, focused on:

•    relationships with other agreements; and

•    criteria and thresholds. For extensive details on the day’s negotiations and to hear what delegates said in the corridors, see our daily Earth Negotiations Bulletin.

IISD Reporting Services, through its Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Meeting Coverage, provided daily reports and daily web coverage from BBNJ IGC 1. In addition, IISD Reporting Services has published a summary and analysis report from the meeting.


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L-R: ABMTs Informal Working Group Facilitator Alice Revell, New Zealand; Gabriele Goettsche-Wanli, Director, UNDOALOS; and Valentina Germani, UNDOALOS
Mehdi Remaoun, Algeria, on behalf of the African Group
Margo Deiye, Nauru, on behalf of the Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS)
Ninsemon Kida Rose, Côte d'Ivoire
Martín Mainero, Argentina
Pablo Arrocha Olabuenaga, Mexico
Arianne Etuk, Bahamas, on behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)
Viviana Tinoco, Costa Rica
Ariel Cayanan, the Philippines
Isauro Torres, Chile
Lucía Solano, Colombia
Sergey Leonidchenko, Russian Federation
Kate Neilson, New Zealand
ABMTs Informal Working Group Facilitator Alice Revell, New Zealand
IGC President Rena Lee, Singapore
EIA Informal Working Group Facilitator René Lefeber, the Netherlands
Emad Morcos Mattar, Egypt, on behalf of the G-77/China
Wini Broadbelt, EU
Tetsuya Yoshimoto, Japan
Sydnei Cartwright, Bahamas, on behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)
L-R: EIA Informal Working Group Facilitator René Lefeber, the Netherlands; Gabriele Goettsche-Wanli, Director, UNDOALOS; Michele Ameri, UNDOALOS; and Fernando Cabrera Díaz, UNDOALOS
James Waweru, Kenya
Ismail Raushan Zahir, Maldives, on behalf of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS)
Dhisadee Chamlongrasdr, Thailand
Lionel Yee Woon Chin, Singapore
Jung So-hyun, Republic of Korea
Renato Leonardi, Brazil
Coumba Gaye, Senegal
Carlos Mata, Uruguay
Susan Whelan, Holy See
Asha Challenger, Antigua and Barbuda, on behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)
L-R: EIA Informal Working Group Facilitator René Lefeber, the Netherlands; and Gabriele Goettsche-Wanli, Director, UNDOALOS
View of the Informal Working Group on ABMTs in session

Participants