. "Appendix III: Modus Operandi of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical, Technological Advice of the Convention on Biological Diversity." Knowledge and Diplomacy: Science Advice in the United Nations System. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2002.
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A list of focal points and focal persons to the SBSTTA shall be established and regularly updated by the Secretariat, on the basis of information provided by Parties and other relevant regional, subregional and intergovernmental organizations.
Roster of experts
A roster of experts, in the relevant fields of the Convention, will be compiled by the Secretariat on the basis of input from all Parties and, as appropriate, from other countries and relevant bodies. The roster of experts will be regularly updated and will be made accessible through the clearing house mechanism.
The ad hoc technical expert groups and liaison groups referred to above as well as the Secretariat should make full use of such a roster of experts, inter alia, through scientific peer review processes.