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Working Group of the Parties

The Working Group was set up by the Meeting of the Parties at its first session (October 2002) by virtue of decision I/14 (ENG FRE RUS). The Working Group is established to oversee the implementation of the work programme and furthermore to prepare the meetings of the Parties; oversee and direct the activities of subsidiary bodies established by the Meeting of the Parties; keep under review the need for amending the Convention; make such proposals and recommendations to the Meeting of the Parties as it considers necessary for the achievement of the purposes of the Convention; and undertake any other duties as requested by the Meeting of the Parties. It is the officers and the Bureau of the Meeting of the Parties who serve also as officers and Bureau for the Working Group.