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Side Event
#2618
ICNP 2
2012-07-05

The Access and Benefit Sharing Patent Index (ABSPAT): Mapping Commercial and Non-Commercial Research and Development for Genetic Resources

This side event will present the results of text mining 11 million patent documents for 6 million species name to identify biodiversity in the patent system as a contribution to mapping commercial research and development involving genetic resources. The event will also consider the use of scien ...

Side Event
#2499
ICNP 2
2012-07-05

Overview of National and Regional ABS Legislation in Light of the Nagoya Protocol: Challenges and Opportunities

This event will highlight findings of a comprehensive CISDL report on National and Regional ABS Legislation funded by the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) and provide insights for countries looking to implement the Nagoya Protocol.

Side Event
#2505
ICNP 2
2012-07-05

STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION FOR ABS: NEW PRODUCTS AND TOOLS

While international negotiations on certain aspects of the Nagoya Protocol are still going on, part of the focus of the ABS community has moved to national implementation. One of the challenges for those in charge is to communicate effectively and efficiently with a broad variety of stakeholders ...

Side Event
#2593
ICNP 2
2012-07-05

Rooibos Robbery: A Story of Bioprospecting in South Africa

Screening of the movie "Rooibos Robbery: A Story of Bioprospecting in South Africa" (by Laurence Dworkin). The movie shows the case of Nestlés patent applications on the use of Rooibos and Honeybush that - as research done by Natural Justice and Berne Declaration revealed - are in conflict with ...

Side Event
#2672
ICNP 2
2012-07-04
Side Event
#2497
ICNP 2
2012-07-04

IUCN Explanatory Guide to the Nagoya Protocol on ABS

The IUCN Environmental Law Centre and the IUCN Global Policy Unit are currently developing an Explanatory Guide to the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of the Benefits Arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity. This ...

Side Event
#2568
ICNP 2
2012-07-04

From access to utilization - Paradigm shifts induced by the Nagoya Protocol

The Nagoya Protocol brought several new concepts and approaches into the international ABS debate: the type of intended utilization will decide about the applicability of the Protocol's rules, the idea of strict separation of user and provider countries is abandonded, all Parties to the Protocol ...

Side Event
#2592
ICNP 2
2012-07-04

The outcome of Tokyo Symposium on Domestic Measures and Next Steps

The result of the International Symposium on Domestic Measures to Implement Obligations under the Nagoya Protocol held 8 March in Tokyo will be presented. In addition, some ideas for effective implementation of the Protocol will be presented to seek any other ideas, opinions and inputs. Expect ...

Side Event
#2500
ICNP 2
2012-07-03

Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol: Some Early Experiences from the Medicinal Plants sector in India

This side-event aims at presenting early efforts undertaken in India to implement the Nagoya Protocol. GEF-UNDP-Government of India project on mainstreaming conservation and sustainable use of medicinal plants diversity in three Indian State will serve as case study to examine innovative acces ...

Side Event
#2504
ICNP 2
2012-07-02

The Multilateral System of Access and Benefit-sharing under the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

Update on the progress in the implementation of the Multilateral System of Access and Benefit-sharing and the Benefit-sharing Fund of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

Side Event
#2507
ICNP 2
2012-07-02

<a href='/abs/doc/protocol/icnp-2/side-events/2012-07-02-01-flyer-en.pdf'>ABS - Management Tool: Nagoya Protocol Ready</a>

A Global System For Research And Development On Genetic Resources. Researchers, Industry, governments, indigenous peoples and NGOs are preparing for the introduction of the Nagoya Protocol. The updated ABS-MT has been extensively revised to assist these providers and users of genetic resources ...

Side Event
#2550
ICNP 2
2012-07-02

Trade, Biodiversity and ABS : Learning from India

The Biological Diversity Act (2002) and Rules (2004) provide specific provisions for dealing with commodity trade. The provision allows commodity trade through a ''Normally Traded Commodity" (NTC) component. Recent developments within India and across the world on issues related to ABS in the co ...

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