Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention (CRIC)
Established by COP 5 in 2001 as a subsidiary body, it reviews and analyzes national reports submitted to the COP that describe the status of the Convention’s implementation by Parties and observers with a view to improve the coherence, impact and effectiveness of policies and programmes aimed at restoring the agro-ecological balance in the drylands. It meets annually as at 2002. Its terms of reference are subject to renewal at COP 7 in 2005.
The Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention. The CRIC was established by decision 1/COP.5, as subsidiary body to the COP to assist it in regularly reviewing the implementation of the Convention. According to its Terms of Reference, the CRIC shall assist the COP in the review of the implementation of the Convention under the authority and guidance of the COP and as an integral part of the Performance Review and Assessment of Implementation System (PRAIS).