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Ambassador Dacio Castillo (Honduras)
9 FOLLOW-UP TO TENTH ANNUAL REVIEW UNDER PARAGRAPH 2 OF THE DECISION ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ARTICLE 66.2 OF THE TRIPS AGREEMENT
9.6. The representative of Angola supported the statement made by Nepal, and commended the Chair's outstanding efforts in leading consultations regarding the adoption of the proposal for the reporting format. As stated by Nepal, their development partners had been implementing the reporting process. However, a detailed examination of the programmes reported in 2012 demonstrated that only 47 out of 245 programmes were effectively defined for LDCs. Furthermore, among those 47 programmes or projects only perhaps two or three programmes had been consistent with the core objective of Article 66.2. 9.7. He confirmed the LDC Group's willingness to engage with their development partners on that issue. Further discussion would be required as the LDC Members felt that the latter were not willing or perhaps were not in a position or lacked the capacity to fulfil the requirements. He also commended those development partners who had already submitted their reports in line with the reporting format. As might be seen, they could start to assess and ascertain the impact of those projects. He therefore again encouraged delegations to support the initiative with a view to the adoption of the reporting format by the Council.
IP/C/M/72