18.12 Sponsored Delegates Project

Decision directed to:
The Secretariat shall:
a) continue to apply clear selection criteria, taking into account the various possible options for the selection criteria and additional ways to prioritize beneficiary Parties, including the guidelines of the Development Assistance Committee of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD-DAC) and the prioritization of small island developing States and least developed countries;
b) explore further the practical arrangements for the provision of support under the Sponsored Delegates Project for delegates attending the meetings of the Animals,
Plants and Standing Committees; and
c) bring any recommendations to the attention of the Standing Committee or the Conference of the Parties, as appropriate.