92. We would like to recall our previous statements on these items. As indicated previously, in this discussion we often lose the relative importance of the individual components making up the 'Triplets'. The Doha Ministerial Declaration instructed that the TRIPS Council, as part of its work programme to review Article 27.3(b) as well as examine the relationship between the TRIPS Agreement and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the protection of traditional knowledge and folklore. These are important mandated issues which remain an integral part of the Doha Round single undertaking. Biopiracy remains a pervasive problem and the absence of a multilateral solution, as applicable under the TRIPS Agreement, national disclosure requirements will remain inadequate. Discussions in this forum and those under the auspices of the WIPO IGC are complimentary and not mutually exclusive. In this regard, we welcome the progress made at the recent WIPO General Assembly where consensus was reached on a diplomatic conference dealing with genetic resources. The WTO Membership would certainly take note of such developments. Our delegation would welcome a briefing from WIPO in this regard. 93. Similarly, it would be useful for the CBD Secretariat to brief the TRIPS Council on the CBD and other implementation issues under the Nagoya Protocol as well as any new developments. Finally, we wish to raise once more, the issue of updating the three technical notes contained in documents IP/C/W/368/Rev.1, IP/C/W/369/Rev.1 and IP/C/W/370/Rev.1. It would be appropriate for the Secretariat to update the information contained in these notes in a neutral manner to further facilitate discussions among Members.
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