Chile, September 13th: Marine Genetic Resources - Informal Session

Align with G77+ China.

3.3 - ILBI should have a way in which to ensure and monitor MGRs in ABNJs. Need for accountability. Incorporate into whole package.

Monitoring: require users to register activities. According to code of conduct to ensure principles including transparency. Depository could act as mechanism for monitoring - we could include global data services including a clearing house /network which would be regional, sub regional, or national.

3.3.4 Definitions: value efforts of AG to present a draft, which EU said would be compared with UNCLOS definitions. Will focus us in concrete drafting exercise.

UNTV link to Statement from Chile, September 13th