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SECOND SESSION OF THE CONFERENCE OF THE PARTIES TO THE CONVENTION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY: 6-17 NOVEMBER 1995

The second session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) will take place from 6-17 November 1995 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Among the issues that delegates will address are: permanent location of the CBD Secretariat; financial resources and mechanism; the medium-term work programme; access to genetic resources; the need for and modalities of a protocol on biosafety; the first meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA); and a clearing-house mechanism for technical and scientific cooperation.