(56th plenary meeting) Intergovernmental Conference on Marine Biodiversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction - Fifth session
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00:39:18
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English
Summary

The fifth session of the Intergovernmental Conference on an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ IGC 5) will be held in-person from 15 to 26 August 2022. 

Description
  • Opening of the session (item 1)
  • Adoption of the agenda (item 2)
  • Programme of work (item 3)
  • Consideration of the subject matter referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 of General Assembly resolution 72/249 (item 6)

In its resolution 72/249 of 24 December 2017, the General Assembly decided to convene an Intergovernmental Conference, under the auspices of the United Nations, to consider the recommendations of the Preparatory Committee established by resolution 69/292 of 19 June 2015 on the elements and to elaborate the text of an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of Sea (UNCLOS) on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction, with a view to developing the instrument as soon as possible.