16.9 (Rev. CoP17) to 16.10 (Rev. CoP17) Potential conflict of interest in the Animals and Plants Committees

16.10 (Rev. CoP17)

Decision directed to: Secretariat

The Secretariat shall continue to compile examples of conflicts of interest procedures under other relevant agreements and organizations, and shall prepare a report for consideration at the 69th meeting of the Standing Committee.


16.9 (Rev. CoP17)

Decision directed to: Standing Committee

The Standing Committee shall, at its 69th and 70th 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. CoP17) on Establishment of committees, 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 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties.