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#1767
COP-MOP 5
2010-10-16

LEGAL FRAMEWORK, RISK ASSESSMENT, RISK MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT OF LMOS IN JAPAN

Tribute to the Co-Chairs on Liability and Redress, memorial speeches by the Co-Chairs, presentations on “Legal framework, risk assessment and risk management of LMO in Japan” and “Development of the blue rose”.

Side Event
#2341
COP-MOP 5
2010-10-15

GE FISH : LATEST DEVELOPMENT AND CHALLENGES

In view of the pending commercial authorization for GE salmon in the US, it is important for the international community to apply the precautionary principle and quickly to ban GE fish. The side-event will bring together various experts in risk assessment to review some of the challenges.

Side Event
#2018
COP-MOP 5
2010-10-13
Side Event
#2249
COP-MOP 5
2010-10-13

GM in our food system - The role of transnational companies

An in depth approximation to the role of TNCs on the organization of the global food system and its implications on agricultural ecosystems and human rights.

Side Event
#2081
COP-MOP 5
2010-10-12

Citizen's proposals for the biosafety protocol negotiation

The Japanese government was criticized as a "hostile host" by the civil society at the last biosafety protocol meeting in Bonn. In spite of the fact that the majority of countries called for strong rules to deal with the risks of GMOs, the Japanese Government systematically blocked almost every ...

Side Event
#2324
COP-MOP 5
2010-10-12
Side Event
#1823
COP-MOP 5
2010-10-12

Advancing the Understanding of Biosafety

During the side-event, international scientists will present their recent findings on GE crops risk research covering aspects from the level of organisms to landscapes. The session integrates the different disciplines and approaches into the concept of assessing the "systemic risks" (OECD 2003, ...

Side Event
#2080
COP-MOP 5
2010-10-12

GM canola findings spreading in Japan and citizen’s investigative activities

Even though geenetically modified (GM) crops are not grown on a commercial scale in Japan, GM rapeseed was spilled from trucks near the importing harbours along the coast and GM pollution started to occur at many locations around Japan. The 6 years results of the citizen's investigative activiti ...

Side Event
#2061
COP-MOP 5
2010-10-12

Dysfunctional Philanthropy: African Responses to the Gates Foundation's "Green Revolution in Africa"

Northern foundations have mounted aggressive programs to influence the evolution of African agricultural practices, including the substantial promotion of the planting of GMOs. These actions are congruent with the agendas of some governments and corporations. Many African civil society organizat ...

Side Event
#2258
COP-MOP 5
2010-10-12

Assessment of Socio-Economic Considerations and Biosafety Decision Making: Experiences, Issues, Gaps, and Limitations for Implementation in Developing Countries

Countries that opt to take into account socio-economic considerations in their biosafety assessments face a big challenge in determining the scope, timing and type of analysis to undertake, amongst other issues. To help guide the debate in developing countries, the proposed side event will desc ...

Side Event
#2331
COP-MOP 5
2010-10-12

UNPACKING BIOSAFETY SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONSIDERATIONS: SOUTHERN AFRICAN EXPERIENCES

Whilst most southern African countries have indicated a desire to include socio-economic considerations in their biosafety decision-making processes, it has become evident that there is a general lack of clarity on what specific issues are and the methodologies for assessing them. In a quest to ...

Side Event
#1772
COP-MOP 5
2010-10-11

Key decisions for adoption in Nagoya

A panel of government, NGO and scientific experts will discuss the key issues that COP/MOP5 can decide on to effectively implement the Cartagena Protocol. Focus will be on the liability and redress, risk assessment and public participation. Socio-economic issues will also be discussed as these a ...

Side Event
#1865
COP-MOP 5
2010-10-11

EU GMO Regulatory System and Activities towards International Harmonisation of GMO Analysis

A general overview of the legal frame regulating GMOs and GMO-derived products in the EU, their release into the environment, cultivation, importation and their utilisation as food, food ingredients and animal feed will be provided. These rules were established to guarantee a high level of prot ...

Side Event
#2086
COP-MOP 5
2010-10-11

COORDINATION MEETING OF GOVERNMENTS AND ORGANIZATIONS IMPLEMENTING AND/OR FUNDING CAPACITY-BUILDING ACTIVITIES SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONSIDERATIONS IN LMO DECISION-MAKING - AN INPUT BY THE COORDINATION MEETING ON BIOSAFETY CAPACITY BUILDING

Participants of the Coordination Mechanism from Austria, Namibia, Netherlands, and Norway will discuss initiatives on and experiences with socio-economic considerations in LMO decision making with delegates and observers. The aim of this side-event is to receive information and suggestions on th ...

Side Event
#2040
COP-MOP 5
2010-10-11

Biotechnology and Biodiversity Interface: Integration of insect-resistant GM crops within integrated pest management programs

Products of biotechnology such as genetically modified insect-resistant crop varieties can be a tool to preserve biodiversity and promote sustainable agriculture. This role for biotechnology as part of integrated pest management in crop production will be presented and discussed in this side eve ...

Side Event
#2329
COP-MOP 5
2010-10-11

Biosafety Clearing-House: new online tools for statistical analysis and graphic representations of data

The Secretariat will present the latest improvements in the online use of the BCH with a special focus on (i) advanced searching, (ii) grouping and sorting (iii) graphical and geographical representation of data and (iv) LMO quick-links.

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