The Secretariat, subject to the availability of resources, is requested to:
a) further develop indicators identified in the Strategic Plan that are not yet operable, notably the composite indicators recommended for assessing progress towards Targets 6 and 7;
b) identify data gaps which are hindering assessment of progress in relation to indicators, and support filling of those gaps;
c) identify appropriate case studies and single assessment studies relevant to those indicators in the Strategic Plan expected to be based on such studies, and support their undertaking;
d) undertake a full assessment of the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Migratory Species 2015-2023 in time for the Standing Committee’s consideration of available options for a follow-up to the Strategic Plan for Migratory Species 2015-2023 and for consideration by the Conference of the Parties at its 14th meeting;
e) report to the Standing Committee at its intersessional meetings on progress in implementing this Decision.