7. The Committee noted the Declaration of Competence and Voting Rights presented by the European Community.
8. The Committee agreed to establish a “Friends of the Chair Group” with an open ended membership drawn from Members to discuss future cooperation between FAO and the Convention on International Trade on Endangered Species (CITES) Secretariat. Coordinated by Mr Carlos Dominguez Diaz, Spain, the Group held its deliberations in parallel with the work of the Committee.
9. The Committee adopted the Agenda and Timetable for the Session. The Agenda is given in Appendix A to this Report. The list of documents which were placed before the Committee are shown in Appendix C.