The 22nd meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA 22) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) continued Thursday with the consideration of conference room papers (CRPs) based on the discussions held earlier in the week. CRPs were discussed in plenary on the following agenda items:
- Updated scientific assessment of progress towards selected Aichi Biodiversity Targets and options to accelerate progress; and
- Synthetic biology.
A Friends of the Co-Chairs group met in the morning on digital sequence information. The contact group on risk assessment met over lunch and in the evening. The contact group on marine and coastal biodiversity also convened in the evening.
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L-R: Alexander Shestakov, CBD Secretariat; SBSTTA 22 Chair Theresa Mundita Lim; Manoela Pessoa de Miranda, CBD Secretariat; and Marianela Araya, CBD Secretariat
Vin Fleming, UK
L-R: CBD Deputy Executive Secretary David Cooper and Alexander Shestakov, CBD Secretariat
Fionna Cumming, New Zealand
L-R: Georgina Catacora-Vargas, Bolivia; and Edison Mayorga, Venezuela
Prudence Tangham Galega, Cameroon
L-R: SBSTTA 22 Chair Theresa Mundita Lim; Manoela Pessoa de Miranda, CBD Secretariat; and Marianela Araya, CBD Secretariat
Delegates from Cambodia