6.1. The contracting parties, at the invitation of the Bonn Agreement Secretariat, meet on behalf of one of the parties within one year of the entry into force of this agreement and subsequently upon notification from the secretariat, no later than every three years, to verify the progress and difficulties in implementing the agreement since the last meeting. , and examine and decide: 2.3. Each party designates a coordinating authority for activities under this agreement. (e) «part»: a territorial state or a regional economic integration organisation for which this agreement is in force; (d) «Organization for Regional Economic Integration»: an organization of sovereign states responsible for negotiating, concluding and implementing international agreements in the matters covered by this agreement; 6.3. Decisions taken during the sessions are taken by a simple majority between the present and voting parties, except that financial decisions and amendments to the agreement and its annex require a three-quarters majority among those present and voting rights. Each party has one vote. However, on matters within its jurisdiction, the European Economic Community exercises its right to vote by a number of votes equal to the number of its Member States that are parties to the agreement. 2.6. The provisions of this agreement do not affect the right of a party to take stricter measures for the conservation of small cetaceans. 8.7. A party may announce this Agreement at any time. This information is notified in writing to the custodian and comes into force one year after receipt.
As a witness, the duly authorized signatories have signed this agreement. 1.1. This agreement applies to all small cetaceans in the area of the agreement. Recalling that, under the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (Bonn 1979), the parties are encouraged to enter into wildlife agreements that regularly cross national borders, 6.2.1. The following people have the right to send observers to the meeting: the custodian of this agreement, the secretariats of the Bonn agreement, the agreement on international trade in endangered wildlife, the Convention on the Conservation of European Wild Animals and Natural Habitats, the Convention for the Prevention of Pollution by the Introduction of Ships and Aircraft , the Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution from Land Sources, the Joint Secretariat for Cooperation for the Protection of the Wadden Sea, the International Whaling Commission, the North-East Atlantic Fisheries Commission, the International Baltic Fisheries Commission, the Commission for the Protection of the Marine Environment in the Baltic Sea Region , the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources and all relevant water-related organizations for the parties` border group and regional economic integration organizations.