KEMENTERIAN LINGKUNGAN HIDUP

REPUBLIK INDONESIA

COP/MOP 5 HIGHLIGHTS

Thursday, 14 October 2010

COP/MOP 5 delegates met in working groups throughout the day. WG I met briefly in the afternoon to discuss outstanding matters on the Strategic Plan and the COP/MOP multi-year programme of work (MYPOW) and adopt the group’s report. WG II revisited the decision on capacity building and considered other draft decisions on handling, transport, packaging and identification (HTPI) of living modified organisms for food, feed and for processing (LMO-FFPs), risk assessment, public awareness, education and participation, and the financial mechanism.

WORKING GROUP I

STRATEGIC PLAN AND MYPOW: On the operational objective regarding socio-economic considerations, after informal consultations with the AFRICAN GROUP, the EU, with TURKEY and CROATIA, proposed new text considering the provision on relevant guidance on socio-economic considerations based on research and information exchange. On a paragraph outlining assumptions regarding the provision of resources, she said that their previous suggestion to delete a reference to “the progressive increase in human resources