Friend: New Zealand
The President called on the distinguished delegate of New Zealand in its capacity as Friend of the Chair to report back on the status and activities with regards to national implementation measures.
States Parties were encouraged to provide an update on the specific implementation measures they have taken or plan to undertake under Article 9 of the Convention. In particular, States Parties are invited to share their experiences with national legislation for the Convention.
Other delegations with an interest in national implementation measures were also invited to present views here.