The Cartagena Protocol is an additional agreement to the Convention on Biological Diversity. To commemorate the 15th anniversary of its entry into force, a webinar will be held next 11 September 2018 | Time: 8 – 10 a.m. EDT/NY to highlight key elements of the Protocol.
This webinar aims to increase the visibility of the Protocol at an international level among stakeholders that are not familiar with the elements of it. Experts from several countries - Cambodia, Slovenia, South Africa, Tunisia and Venezuela - will make presentations. We will provide simultaneous translation into English, Spanish and French. The following topics will be discussed:
- Venezuela: Integrating biosafety into NBSAPS and other sectoral and cross-sectoral legislation, plans and programs
- Tunisia: Experiences and best practices in the detection and identification of Living Modified Organisms (LMOs)
- South Africa: Lessons learned in raising awareness & ensuring participation in LMO decision-taking
- Slovenia: National developments in the field of liability and redress and socio-economic considerations in decision-taking about LMOs
- Cambodia: Implementing the Protocol: lessons learnt in developing biosafety frameworks
The presentations and recordings will be made available after the webinar at a national level.
For more information:
4 September, 2018 - 23:52