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
Cuauhtémoc Ochoa, Mexico, on behalf of COP 13 Presidency
Cuauhtémoc Ochoa, Mexico, consulting with the CBD Secretariat
Leelo Kukk, EU
Justice-Te Amorangi Hetaraka, Te Kopu and Native XP
Xu Jing, China
Mrinalini Rai, Global Forest Coalition
Helen Tunnah, New Zealand
Begoña Venero Aguirre, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Christine von Weizsäcker, ECOROPA
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
SBSTTA 21 Consideration of Conference Room Papers (CRPs)
L-R: Sarat Babu Gidda, CBD Secretariat; SBSTTA 21
Chair Theresa Mundita Lim, the Philippines; and CBD Deputy Executive Secretary David Cooper
Georgina Catacora-Vargas, Bolivia
L-R: Lena Chan and Jeremy Woon Ren Wei, Singapore
Elizabeth Cardenas Cappelletti, Peru
Malta Qwathekana, South Africa
CBD Executive Secretary Cristiana Paşca Palmer
Chair Theresa Mundita Lim, the Philippines, gaveled the meeting to a close at 6:29 pm
SBSTTA 21 Snapshots
L-R: Jane Smart and Cyrie Sendashonga, IUCN
L-R: Stephanie Aktipis, Barbara De Rosa-Joynt, and Emily Argo, US
L-R: Nicole Schabus, IISD RS, with Christine von Weizsäcker, ECOROPA
Chair Theresa Mundita Lim, the Philippines, searching for