On Thursday morning, the Working Group on Article 8(j) considered: resource mobilization; progress towards Aichi Target 18 (traditional knowledge), implementation of the customary sustainable use action plan, and integration of Article 8(j) in the work of the CBD and its Protocols; finalization of tasks 7, 10 and 12 under the Article 8(j) work programme; recommendations from the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII); and a draft recommendation on the glossary. In the evening, the Article 8(j) Working Group’s contact group on the draft guidelines on the repatriation of traditional knowledge convened.
In the afternoon, SBSTTA plenary addressed a draft recommendation on mainstreaming biodiversity and adopted all recommendations, closing at 6:29 pm.
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Article 8(j) Working Group
Leelo Kukk, EU
Xu Jing, China
Helen Tunnah, New Zealand
Luciano Donadio, Argentina
L-R: Lucy Mulenkei, Indigenous Information Network, and Yolanda Teran Maigua, Indigenous Women's Network on Biodiversity from Latin America and the Caribbean