One of the designations for the main negotiating body under an internatonal agreement. The COP is a policy-making body that meets periodically to take stock of implementation of the agreement and adopt decisions, resolutions and recommendations for the future implementation of the agreement. (Source: Glossary of terms for Negotiators of MEAs 2007 and InforMEA)

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Used for

  • plenary
  • meeting of the signatories
  • MOP
  • meeting of the parties
  • COP
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