Regional Preparatory Meeting for IGC on Marine Biodiversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction

Suva, Fiji - The regional preparatory meeting for the fourth session of the Intergovernmental Conference (IGC) on Marine Biodiversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction which was held  from the 26 February, was closed on the same weekend by the Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum, Dame Meg Taylor. 

In her closing remarks, Dame Meg Taylor reflected on the life, contributions and achievements of the late Ambassador Satya Nandan of Fiji and in particular his significant involvement and influence on the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. 

The meeting by delegations of Pacific Islands Forum members discussed common interests and developed regional positions ahead of the negotiations to commence in New York in late March, 2020.

More info.: Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat 

Forum Sec Feb Mtg 2020

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