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