16.9 & 16.10 Potential conflicts of interest in the Animals and Plants Committees

Directed to the Secretariat
16.10 The Secretariat shall compile examples of conflicts of interest procedures under other relevant agreements and organizations, and shall prepare a report for the 65th meeting of the Standing Committee.


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16.9 The Standing Committee shall, at its 65th meeting and on the basis of a review from the Secretariat, assess the functioning of the conflict of interest policy set out in paragraph c) under Regarding representation in the Animals and Plants Committees of Resolution Conf. 11.1 (Rev. CoP16), and make recommendations for refining the definition of conflict of interest, if appropriate, and for a mechanism to deal with such conflicts, having reference to such mechanisms developed in other multilateral environmental agreements or relevant international organizations and bodies, for consideration at the 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties.