The Secretariat shall:
a) revise the National Legislation Programme questionnaire to include requests for information on the implementation of Article III, paragraphs 4a) and b) as already requested in order to implement section II paragraph 2 of Resolution 12.9 Establishment of a Review Mechanism and a National Legislation Programme;
b) promote the completion and submission of the revised National Legislation Programme questionnaire by Parties to the Secretariat;
c) in cooperation with relevant Partners, support Parties, as necessary and subject to available resources, through the provision of, inter alia, guidance materials, model laws, technical assistance and capacity-building workshops in relation to Article III paragraphs 4(a), 4(b) and 5, as provided in Resolution 12.9 Establishment of a Review Mechanism and a National Legislation Programme section II paragraph 7.
d) in relation to Parties that have completed and submitted the National Legislation Programme questionnaire with respect to Article III paragraph 5, and subject to the availability of resources: i. analyze the information submitted through the questionnaires regarding legislation and other domestic measures in place relating to implementation of Article III, paragraph 5 of the Convention; ii. continue the preparation of national legislation profiles and identify the Parties that have not implemented Article III, paragraph 5 of the Convention; iii. inform all Parties about the findings and recommended actions and provide technical support to assist Parties in drafting adequate national legislation to implement the provisions of Article III, paragraph 5 of the Convention; iv. as appropriate, liaise with National Focal Points regarding the information submitted through the questionnaires and further actions to be taken; v. as appropriate, prepare training materials and conduct capacity-building workshops;
e) report to the Conference of the Parties at its 14th meeting (COP14) on the progress in implementing Resolution 12.9 Establishment of a Review Mechanism and a National Legislation Programme and this decision;
f) collaborate closely with the UNEP and CITES National Legislation Programme, taking into account the specificity of CMS.
g) ensure participation in the discussions on the review mechanism for the post-2020 global biodiversity framework.