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ICNP 2

New Delhi, India, 2-6 July 2012
The Second Meeting of the Open-ended Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization (ICNP-2) will be held at the Vigyan Bhavan Convention Center in New Delhi from 2-6 July 2012.

The meeting will discuss the followimg items, as agreed through decision X/1:
  • Issues for consideration by the Intergovernmental Committee at its second meeting (decision X/1, annex II):
    • Development of a programme budget for the biennium following the entry into force of the Protocol;
    • Elaboration of guidance for the financial mechanism;
    • Elaboration of guidance for resource mobilization for the implementation of the Protocol;
    • Consideration of rules of procedure for the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Protocol (Article 26, paragraph 5);
    • Elaboration of a draft provisional agenda for the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Protocol (Article 26, paragraph 6);
    • The need for and modalities of a global multilateral benefit-sharing mechanism (Article 10).
  • Continued consideration of items taken up at the first meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee:
    • Modalities of operation of the Access and Benefit-sharing Clearing-House;
    • Measures to assist in capacity-building, capacity development and strengthening of human resources and institutional capacities in developing countries and countries with economies in transition;
    • Measures to raise awareness of the importance of genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge and related access and benefit-sharing issues;
    • Cooperative procedures and institutional mechanisms to promote compliance with the Protocol and to address cases of non-compliance.

For in-depth detail on these items, please see the Annotated Provisional Agenda.

Notifications

15 June 2012 (2012-100)
Informal round table discussion on progress made towards ratification of the Nagoya Protocol during the Second meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing (ICNP-2). More »
7 June 2012 (2012-087)
Airport Transfers for participants attending the Second Meeting of the Open-ended Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol on ABS (ICNP 2). More »
3 February 2012 (2012-022)
Postponement of the Second meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing (ICNP-2), New Delhi, India. More »

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  • United Nations Environment Programme