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4 Apr 2019 - The Intergovernmental Conference on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ) continued discussions on Wednesday, 3 April at United Nations Headquarters in New York. 

Delegates finalized discussions on capacity building and the transfer of marine technology (CB&TT) and began discussions on cross-cutting issues.

Under the latter, they considered institutional arrangements, outlining positions on:

•    the decision-making body/forum;

•    scientific and/or technical bodies;

•    other subsidiary bodies; and

•    a secretariat.

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PHOTO: Delegates from the Federated States of Micronesia and Nauru in conversation with the US, IISD Reporting Services

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