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Submissions by Parties, Governments, International Organizations, Indigenous and Local Communities and Relevant Stakeholders

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International Regime

  • Position Statement by the Swiss Academy of Sciences on Article 6 (a) of the Revised Draft Protocol on Access and Benefit-Sharing (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/9/INF/16)

  • Submissions by Parties, Governments, International Organizations, Indigenous and Local Communities and Relevant Stakeholders in Respect of the Main Components of the International Regime on Access and Benefit-Sharing for the Eighth Meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group on Access and Benefit-Sharing (Click here for the submissions)

  • Compilation of Submissions by Parties, Governments, International Organizations, Indigenous and Local Communities and Relevant Stakeholders in Respect of the Main Components of the International Regime on Access and Benefit-Sharing Listed in Decision IX/12, Annex I for the Seventh Meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group on Access and Benefit-Sharing (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/7/INF/1)

  • Compilation of Submissions by Parties, Governments, International Organizations, Indigenous and Local Communities and Relevant Stakeholders in Respect of the Main Components of the International Regime on Access and Benefit-Sharing Listed in Decision IX/12, Annex I for the Seventh Meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group on Access and Benefit-Sharing (Addendum) (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/7/INF/1/ADD1)

  • Written Submissions by Parties and Observers Related to the Main Components of the International Regime on Access and Benefit-Sharing Made at the Sixth Meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group on Access and Benefit-Sharing (UNEP/CBD/COP/9/INF/16)

  • Compilation of Submissions Provided by Parties, Governments, Indigenous and Local Communities and Stakeholders on Concrete Options on Substantive Items on the Agenda of the Fifth and Sixth Meetings of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group on Access and Benefit-Sharing (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/6/INF/3)

  • Compilation of Submissions Provided by Parties, Governments, Indigenous and Local Communities and Stakeholders on Concrete Options on Substantive Items on the Agenda of the Fifth and Sixth Meetings of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group on Access And Benefit-Sharing (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/6/INF/3/ADD1)

  • Compilation of Submissions Provided by Parties, Governments, Indigenous and Local Communities and Stakeholders on Concrete Options on Substantive Items on the Agenda of the Fifth and Sixth Meetings of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group on Access And Benefit-Sharing (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/6/INF/3/ADD2)

  • Compilation of Submissions Provided by Parties, Governments, Indigenous and Local Communities and Stakeholders on Concrete Options on Substantive Items on the Agenda of the Fifth and Sixth Meetings of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group on Access and Benefit-Sharing (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/6/INF/3/ADD3)

  • Compilation of Submissions Provided by Parties, Governments, Indigenous and Local Communities and Stakeholders on Concrete Options on Substantive Items on the Agenda of the Fifth and Sixth Meetings of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group on Access and Benefit-Sharing (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/6/INF/3/ADD4)

  • Compilation of Submissions Provided by Parties and Other Relevant Organizations on Issues of Relevance to the International Regime on Access and Benefit-sharing (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/5/INF/1)

  • Compilation of Submissions Provided by Parties, Governments, International Organizations, Indigenous and Local Communities and Relevant Stakeholders Related to the International Regime on Access and Benefit-Sharing (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/4/INF/3)

  • Compilation of Submissions Provided by Parties, Governments, International Organizations, Indigenous and Local Communities and Relevant Stakeholders Related to the International Regime on Access and Benefit-Sharing (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/4/INF/3/ADD1)

  • Developing an Effective International Regime for Access and Benefit-sharing for Genetic Resources - Using Market-based Instruments (submitted by the Australian APEC Study Centre, Monash University) (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/4/INF/7)

  • Compilation of views, information and analysis on the elements of the international regime on access and benefit-sharing (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/3/3)

  • Access to Biocontrol Agents to Combat Invasive Alien Species and the Access And Benefit-Sharing Regulations (ICIPE) (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/5/INF/5)

Internationally recognized Certificate of Origin/Source/Legal Provenance

  • Issues for Consideration Regarding an Internationally Recognized Certificate of Origin/Source/Legal Provenance (ICC) (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/5/INF/4)

  • Compilation of Further Studies and Pilot Projects and Views on the Design of an International Certificate of Origin/Source/Legal Provenance (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/4/4)

  • Compilation of Further Studies and Pilot Projects and Views on the Design of an International Certificate of Origin/Source/Legal Provenance (Corrigendum) (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/4/4/CORR1)

  • Compilation of Submissions Provided by Parties, Governments, Indigenous and Local Communities, International Organizations and Relevant Stakeholders Regarding an Internationally Recognized Certificate of Origin/Source/Legal Provenance (UNEP/CBD/GTE-ABS/1/3)

  • Compilation of Submissions Provided by Parties, Governments, Indigenous and Local Communities, International Organizations and Relevant Stakeholders Regarding an Internationally Recognized Certificate of Origin/Source/Legal Provenance (Addendum) (UNEP/CBD/GTE-ABS/1/3/ADD1)

  • Compilation of Submissions Provided by Parties, Governments, Indigenous and Local Communities, International Organizations and Relevant Stakeholders Regarding an Internationally Recognized Certificate of Origin/Source/Legal Provenance (Addendum) - Submission by the International Agriculture Research Centres of the Consultative Group on International Agriculture Research (CGIAR) (UNEP/CBD/GTE-ABS/1/3/ADD2)

  • Compilation of Submissions Provided by Parties, Governments, Indigenous and Local Communities, International Organizations and Relevant Stakeholders Regarding an Internationally Recognized Certificate of Origin/Source/Legal Provenance (Addendum) - Opinion of Japan (UNEP/CBD/GTE-ABS/1/3/ADD3)

Intellectual Property Rights

  • Measures to Support Compliance with Prior Informed Consent of the Contracting Party Providing Genetic Resources and Mutually Agreed Terms on which Access was Granted in Contracting Parties with Users of such Resources under Their Jurisdiction (submitted by Switzerland) (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/4/INF/12)

  • Discussion paper prepared by the ICC Commission on Biosociety and Commission on Intellectual Property (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/3/INF/2)

  • Disclosure of Origin in Intellectual Property Protection Applications (submitted by the International Seed Federation) (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/3/INF/3)

  • Proposals by Switzerland Regarding the Declaration of the Source of Genetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge in Patent Applications (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/3/INF/7)

Multiple ABS related issues

  • Compilation of submissions provided by parties, governments, international organizations, indigenous and local communities and relevant stakeholders in preparation for the third meeting of the ad hoc open-ended working group on access and benefit-sharing (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/3/INF/1)

  • Compilation of Submissions Provided by Parties, Governments, Indigenous and Local Communities and Relevant Stakeholders in Preparation for the Third Meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group on Access and Benefit-Sharing (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/3/INF/1/ADD1)

Experiences in the implementation of Article 15 of the CBD

  • Compilation of Submissions by Parties on Experiences in Developing and Implementing Article 15 of the Convention at the National Level and Measures Taken to Support Compliance with Prior Informed Consent and Mutually Agreed Terms (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/5/INF/2)

  • Compilation of Submissions by Parties on Experiences in Developing and Implementing Article 15 of the Convention at the National Level and Measures Taken to Support Compliance with Prior Informed Consent and Mutually Agreed Terms (Addendum) (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/5/INF/2/ADD1)

  • Compilation of Submissions by Parties on Experiences in Developing and Implementing Article 15 of the Convention at the National Level and Measures Taken to Support Compliance with Prior Informed Consent And Mutually Agreed Terms (Addendum) (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/5/INF/2/ADD2)

  • Measures to Support Compliance With Prior Informed Consent of the Contracting Party Providing Genetic Resources and Mutually Agreed Terms on Which Access was Granted In Contracting Parties With Users of Such Resources Under their Jurisdiction (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/4/5)

Traditional Knowledge associated with Genetic Resources

  • Information and Views Provided by Parties, Governments, Indigenous and Local Communities, International Organizations and Relevant Stakeholders in Response to the Invitation of the Conference of the Parties In Paragraph 15 of Decision IX/12 (List of Submissions)

Compliance in the context of the International Regime on Access and Benefit-sharing

  • Compilation of Submissions by Parties, Governments, International Organizations, Indigenous and Local Communities and Relevant Stakeholders (UNEP/CBD/ABS/GTLE/2/2)

  • Compilation of Submissions by Parties, Governments, International Organizations, Indigenous and Local Communities and Relevant Stakeholders on Compliance in the Context of the International Regime on Access and Benefit-Sharing (Addendum) (UNEP/CBD/ABS/GTLE/2/2/ADD1)

  • Compilation of Submissions by Parties, Governments, International Organizations, Indigenous and Local Communities and Relevant Stakeholders on Compliance in the Context of the International Regime on Access and Benefit-Sharing (Addendum) (UNEP/CBD/ABS/GTLE/2/2/ADD2)

Concepts, Terms, Working Definitions and Sectoral Approaches

  • Compilation of Submissions by Parties, International Organizations, Indigenous and Local Communities and Stakeholders on Concepts, Terms, Working Definitions and Sectoral Approaches (UNEP/CBD/ABS/GTLE/1/2)

  • Compilation of Submissions by Parties, International Organizations, Indigenous and Local Communities and Stakeholders on Concepts, Terms, Working Definitions and Sectoral Approaches (Addendum: Submission from the Government of Japan) (UNEP/CBD/ABS/GTLE/1/2/ADD1)

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  • United Nations Environment Programme