Plenary was chaired by the Vice President as the President is engaged in a number of other activities.

The Vice President invited the Facilitators of EIAs, CBTT and Cross Cutting to report back on informal-informals sessions.

The Vice President noted that Presidents Consultations had been ongoing, working in a small group format to arrive at a solution on benefit sharing of MGRs and work had resumed early this morning.

The Vice President then gave the floor to the Chair of the Credentials Committee, to address Agenda Item 4, Credentials of Representatives, which were accepted by the delegations. The floor was then given to the Secretary to address Agenda Item 8, Other Matters.