In discussion that followed, a number of members made suggestions for improving the text of the report. The Board decided:
a) To allow the Chair and the Vice-Chair, with the assistance of the Secretariat, to refine the text, as orally amended; and
b) To forward the report to the UNFCCC secretariat for submission to the fifth session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of Parties to the Kyoto Protocol. The report of the Board, as orally amended, is attached to the present report as Annex VIII.