The scope of the activities undertaken by the Implementation Support Unit (ISU) is defined by the “Directive by the States Parties to the Implementation Support Unit”, which was adopted at the Convention’s 2010 Tenth Meeting of the States Parties.

  • Directive by the States Parties to the Implementation Support Unit PDF 82KB

The Directive also states that the ISU shall “propose and present a work plan and a budget for the activities of the ISU for the following year to the Coordinating Committee for endorsement and subsequently to each Meeting of the States Parties or Review Conferences for approval.

At the Fourteenth Meeting of the States Parties the States Parties adopted a number of measures including a Four Year Work Plan 2016-2019 for the ISU,  an annual budget and a financial security buffer to strengthen the financial governance and transparency within the ISU and to increase predictability, accountability and ownership by States Parties of the work of the ISU.

  • Decision on Strengthening financial governance and transparency within the ISU PDF 111KB
  • ISU Four Year Work Plan 2016-2019 PDF  678KB
  • ISU 2016 Work Plan and Budget PDF 132KB