The CHAIR of the WG on the GPA (ITCPGR/96/5 Rev.2) reported that bracketed text remained over: structure and organization; FR; technology transfer; and benefits-sharing. Remaining differences will be resolved in informal meetings. The CHAIR then invited remaining country statements. Astrud Tshikung Nawej, Minister of Agriculture of ZAIRE, highlighted her country's substantial genetic diversity and high levels of endemism. SWITZERLAND supported the GPA, stating that remaining disagreement on access, finance and implementation, and FR would be resolved. MOVIMIENTO INDIGENA COLOMBIANO highlighted, vis-a-vis Indigenous Peoples: the importance of the CBD, Agenda 21 and ILO Convention 169; and the need to balance in situ and ex situ conservation goals with "spiritual issues."