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Side Event
#841
WGABS 4
2006-02-02

Promotion of the 8th Conference of the Parties on Biological Diversity - COP-8 and the 3rd meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety - MOP-3

Promotion of the 8th Conference of the Parties on Biological Diversity - COP-8 and the 3rd meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety - MOP-3

Side Event
#821
WGABS 4
2006-02-02

Use of medicinal plants by local communities in North Africa

Use of medicinal plants by local communities in north africa

Side Event
#600
WGABS 4
2006-02-02

Indigenous Peoples' Practical and Legal Experiences regarding the Protection of Traditional Knowledge/ Experiencias Legales y Prácticas de Protección de Los Conocimientos Tradicionales desde la Perspectiva de Los Pueblos Indígenas

This event will profile indigenous peoples' legal experiences (approx 3 to 5 cases) regarding the protection of traditional knowledge in various countries/regions / Este evento describirá las experiencias legales de los pueblos indígenas (aproximadamente, 3 o 5 casos) relacionadas a la protecc ...

Side Event
#659
WGABS 4
2006-02-02

Global Status and Trends in Intellectual Property Claims: Biodiversity and the Bioeconomy

Presentation of the results of a review of global trends in patent activity and their implications for debates surrounding ABS in the context of the emergence of the bioeconomy.

Side Event
#666
WGABS 4
2006-02-02

The Phlebodium decumanum project, an experience of ABS in Honduras:innovation, co-development, biodiversity protection and patentability of inventions derived from natural resources

The presentation will cover the identification of the plant, methods of propagation, isolation of fractions from leaves and rhizomes, scale-up, study of the biological activity, patent policy, a survey of potential clinical targets and the way how the biological material has been protected. Spec ...

Side Event
#646
WGABS 4
2006-02-01

National sovereignty versus community rights: Balancing the rights issue in ABS

To inform negotiation of an international instrument on access and benefit-sharing, the event will present lessons from the first ever agreement between indigenous communities and a CGIAR centre - the International Potato Centre - for repatriation of genetic resources. It will also present resea ...

Side Event
#778
WGABS 4
2006-02-01

A MARKET-BASED APPROACH TO ACCESS AND BENEFIT SHARING

A MARKET-BASED APPROACH TO ACCESS AND BENEFIT SHARING

Side Event
#574
WGABS 4
2006-02-01

ProBenefit - Implementing the CBD principles on ABS: a case-study from Ecuador

ProBenefit is an interdisciplinary research project aiming at the implementation of the principles of the CBD. Its goal is to work out a model procedure for a fair and transparent sharing of benefits from the use of biodiversity in the Amazon lowlands of Ecuador through negotiations with the nat ...

Side Event
#582
WGABS 4
2006-02-01

Illegal access to genetic resources and traditional knowledge - Andean Amazonic Iniciative against biopiracy

Case presentation regarding ilegal access to genetic resources and traditional knowledge

Side Event
#653
WGABS 4
2006-02-01

ABS: Generating Meaningful Benefits through Alternative Models

The American BioIndustry Alliance takes seriously the issue of the equitable sharing of benefits related to genetic resource (GR) inventions and related traditional knowledge (TK). This panel will explore alternatives to the conventional wisdom on GR and TK to explore practical, meaningful alte ...

Side Event
#663
WGABS 4
2006-02-01

The role of Customary Law in Regulation of Access to Genetic Resources, Distribution of Benefits and Protection of Traditional Knowledge in the Andean Countries

Analysis and experience exchange on the importance of Customary Law and its role in conservation and sustainable use of the biodiversity, as well as in the protection of the associated traditional knowledge.

Side Event
#676
WGABS 4
2006-02-01

Negotiating Perspectives on the Declaration of Origin from the WTO

Shedding light on the impacts of the WTO Hong Kong ministerial on the disclosure of origin debate.

Side Event
#777
WGABS 4
2006-01-31

How Revisions to the ABS Regime Can Impact/Resolve Conflicts over Misappropriation of GR

How Revisions to the ABS Regime Can Impact/Resolve Conflicts over Misappropriation of GR

Side Event
#779
WGABS 4
2006-01-31

Achieving an effective and transparent benefit-sharing arrangement

Australian APEC Study Centre, Monash University

Side Event
#591
WGABS 4
2006-01-31

Business perspectives on ABS

Workshop to share business experiences and perspectives on ABS issues

Side Event
#594
WGABS 4
2006-01-31

Introduction to the BIO Guidelines

Representatives from the Biotechnology Industry Organization will explain their recent guideline for bio-prospecting.

Side Event
#595
WGABS 4
2006-01-31

Northern Workshop on Access to Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge and Benefit-sharing: ABS as a Sustainable Development Opportunity for the North

The Government of Canada, together with the Arctic Athabaskan Council and the Inuit Circumpolar Conference, hosted a workshop on access to genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge and benefit-sharing, in Whitehorse, Yukon, from March 15 to 17, 2005. The objective of the workshop, ...

Side Event
#636
WGABS 4
2006-01-31
Side Event
#683
WGABS 4
2006-01-31

The EU submission to WIPO on disclosure of origin or source of genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge in patent applications

The European Commission presents and explains the proposal by the European Community and its Member States to the World Intellectual Property Organization. There will be a brief presentation of the EC + MS proposal on disclosure or origin to WIPO followed by a question and answer session with p ...

Side Event
#566
WGABS 4
2006-01-30

The Rites of Access and the Mysteries of Benefit Sharing

a panel discussion concerning facilitated transboundary movement of biodiversity and traditional knowledge

Side Event
#568
WGABS 4
2006-01-30

ABS Governance : the compliance issues

Present the results of the third ABS Governance roundtable been held in november 2005 in Paris with the aim of identifying existing and potential mechanisms for ensuring compliance with the an international regime on ABS, ABS agreements and protection of sovereign and community rights.

Side Event
#593
WGABS 4
2006-01-30

Swiss initiatives for the implementation of the ABS

Two 10 to 15 minutes presentations: 1. ABS: good practice for academic research on genetic resources 2. A guide to using the working draft ABS management tool Booklets describing these two tools will be available

Side Event
#596
WGABS 4
2006-01-30

ABS regulations and their impacts on biodiversity-related (basic) research activities.

Inter alia roundtable with experts discussing the implementation of ABS regulations and their impacts on biodiversity-related (basic) research activities.

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