Decisions taken intersessionally during May 2021 by the Standing Committee

Date: 20.05.2021

The Secretariat is pleased to inform Contracting Parties of the following Decision taken intersessionally, 20 May 2021 by the Standing Committee:


The Standing Committee instructs the Secretariat to inform Contracting Parties immediately that SC59 will not take place physically in June 2021, that a process for SC59 agenda issues is being developed, and that a possible new timeline for the submission of Draft Resolutions will be communicated as part of the revised process for COP14.

Further, the Secretariat would like to inform Contracting Parties that the Standing Committee is currently consulting regarding the implications of COVID-19 on the dates of COP14 and the related preparatory process. The Secretariat will continue to inform Contracting Parties of any further intersessional decisions of the Standing Committee.       

The list of the intersessional Decisions of the Standing Committee subsequent to its 58th meeting continues to be updated and can be consulted here:

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