16.159 (Rev. CoP17) Neotropical tree species

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16.159 (Rev. CoP17)

Decision directed to: Plants Committee

The Working Group on Neotropical Tree Species shall work under the auspices of the Plants Committee.
During its 23rd meeting, the Plants Committee shall define the membership and the terms of reference of the Working Group.
The Working Group shall preferably work through electronic means in order to reduce costs and speed up information exchange and progress in the activities included in its terms of reference.
The Working Group shall report on its progress at the 24th meeting of the Plants Committee. In turn, the Plants Committee shall prepare a report on work completed for submission at the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties.