On Friday, delegates to the second meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation (SBI 2) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) finalized discussions on a conference room paper on biodiversity mainstreaming, and adopted 20 recommendations to the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the CBD, the third meeting of the parties to the Nagoya Protocol on access and benefit-sharing (ABS) and the ninth meeting of the parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, which will convene in November 2018 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
After adopting the report of the meeting and hearing closing statements, SBI 2 closed at 1:05 pm.
ENB Summary and Analysis: The Earth Negotiations Bulletin summary and analysis of SBSTTA 22 and SBI 2 will be available on Monday, 16 July 2018 at http://enb.iisd.org/biodiv/sbstta22-sbi2/
IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB Meeting Coverage, has provided daily web coverage, daily reports, and a summary and analysis from SBSTTA 22 and SBI 2.
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L-R: Hamdallah Zedan and Moustafa Fouda, Egypt
L-R: Yasir Ahmed Salih Khairy and El Khitma El Awad Mohammed Ahmed, Sudan
Delegates from Indonesia consulting
L-R: Hesiquio Benítez Díaz, Mexico, with CBD Executive Secretary Cristiana Paşca Palmer, drew Guyana as the first in the order of seating arrangements for COP 14
Gwen Sisior, Palau
Dilovarsho Dustov, Tajikistan
A video message from Yasmine Fouad, Minister of Environment, Egypt
SBI 2 Chair Francis Ogwal (Uganda) gaveled the meeting to a close at 1:05 pm
SBI 2 Snapshots
Delegates from Africa