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Side Event
#3277
COP 12
2014-10-17

International cooperation and exchange for biodiversity conservation: Dialogue formats on ABS and TEEB

The German Government together with its global development partners Brazil, India and South Africa is supporting a variety of activities in the field of international cooperation striving for an effective implementation of the CBD. Current approaches are e.g. the facilitation of dialogue format ...

Side Event
#3306
COP 12
2014-10-17

Protocolo de Nagoya, Pueblos Indigenas y Conocimiento tradicional asociado a recursos geneticos

Se tratara los desafios de la entratada en vigor del Protocolo de Nagoya con un enfoque en conocimientos tradicionales asociados a recursos geneticos

Side Event
#3138
COP 12
2014-10-16

Global Catalogue of Microorganisms (GCM) for tracking, monitoring and benefit sharing of microbial resources worldwide

Managing ex situ collections of microbial strains across the world has been hampered by the lack of an overarching tracking system. The coming into force of the Nagoya Protocol (NP) requires improved clarity on what strains are held where, how they can be accessed, and the conditions under which ...

Side Event
#3272
COP 12
2014-10-16

Le Protocole de Nagoya et la croissance verte.

La Ministre de l'Environnement du Maroc présentera les projets entamés en relation avec le sujet.

Side Event
#3230
COP 12
2014-10-14

ABS and non-commercial research: Benefits and lessons learnt from collaborations

How to account for the multiple benefits derived from projects on basic research, can be challenging, as the benefits do not necessarily fall into the typical idea of monetary benefits. But there are immediate and long-term benefits that contribute both, to conservation and sustainable use of bi ...

Side Event
#3285
COP 12
2014-10-13

Synthetic Biology: Ecological Implications and the Impact of the Nagoya Protocol

The Nagoya Protocol (NP) will enter into force on October 12, 2014. How synthetic biology will be interpreted under the NP and whether the CBD will treat synthetic biology separate from current protocols like the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture is an open ...

Side Event
#3282
COP 12
2014-10-13

BUILDING LEGAL FRAMEWORKS TO IMPLEMENT THE NAGOYA PROTOCOL

Building Nagoya Protocol-compliant legal frameworks is a key step in national implementation. No one-size-fits-all solution exists, but valuable lessons can be learned from past country experiences with implementing and updating ABS legal frameworks. Experience has shown that legal frameworks wi ...

Side Event
#3256
COP 12
2014-10-10

Access and Benefit-Sharing in Latin America and the Caribbean: A science-policy dialogue for academic research

Though academic research contributes essential elements to the conservation, sustainable use and valuation of biological resources, it is often faced with challenges in accessing these resources. Some of these challenges may be attributed to the legal and administrative requirements for accessin ...

Side Event
#3119
COP 12
2014-10-09

Global Governance of Genetic Resources. Access and benefit sharing after the Nagoya Protocol

The even includes a presentation of a new book “Global Governance of Genetic Resources. Access and Benefit Sharing after the Nagoya Protocol” (Rosendal and Oberthur (eds.), 2014, Routledge: NY). The book analyses the status and prospects of global governance of access to and benefit sharing (ABS ...

Side Event
#3184
COP 12
2014-10-09

ABS in Practice: strengthening capacities and building experiences

This join (IUCN-SCBD) Side Event expects to present experiences and lessons learnt – as well as key resources – for a practical implementation of ABS and the Nagoya Protocol, including GEF National and Regional Projects, Check-Points, Materials and tools. It is expected the participation of seve ...

Side Event
#2875
COP 11
2012-10-19

Community-Based Natural Resources Management in Namibia and the role and potential of equitable access and benefit sharing

The side event will give an overview of Namibia's Community Based Natural Resources Management (CBNRM) Programme and how the devolution of legal rights over elements of biodiversity and the provision of technical support has empowered communities to conserve and sustainably utilize their natural ...

Side Event
#2759
COP 11
2012-10-17

ABS for Business: Understanding the Nagoya Protocol

This will be a session dedicated to explaining the Nagoya Protocol with reference to the business community, including expected obligations, legal framework, IP issues, and the differences (and overlap) between ABS and Fairtrade.

Side Event
#2547
COP 11
2012-10-17

TERI-RIS-ICIMOD event on Operationalising Nagoya Protocol in South Asia

The proposed side event could mainly take up issues in the form of formal presentations followed by discussions on the following themes: 1. Status of biodiversity resources in SAARC countries focusing on the shared nature of the species and ecosystems 2. The domestic mechanisms of safeguarding a ...

Side Event
#2685
COP 11
2012-10-16

A two-step contractual approach to making Nagoya functional: scoping contract and actualisation contract - the Bhutanese Policy for Access and Benefit Sharing

This side event is a joint side event between the National Biodiversity Centre in Bhutan, CEBPOL in India, Natural Justice og FNI. The topic is to explore a two step contractual approach for making ABS provide fair benefits from speedy access. The newly developed policy on ABS in Bhutan will be ...

Side Event
#2743
COP 11
2012-10-16

Making ABS work for Biodiversity Conservation

Based on the practical experiences of different ABS stakeholders, this side event will assess the conditions that need to be established for market-based ABS mechanisms (and relevant regulatory tools) to deliver on biodiversity conservation. Three main categories of conditions have to be establi ...

Side Event
#2705
COP 11
2012-10-12

Framework on Estimating Expected Benefits through Facilitating the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-Sharing: with Emphases on Multiple Benefits of Sustainable Utilisation of the Resources, Non-Monetary Benefits and Cost-Effectiveness of New Institutions

This side event intends to introduce a research activity titled above. Furthermore, this introduction is intended to provide useful information especially for decision makers in provider country(ies) when they are required to revise or establish new institutions. The information includes: 1) an ...

Side Event
#2770
COP 11
2012-10-12

Preventing biopiracy - Options for National ABS Systems

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, new obligations with regard to the rights of ILC to determine about access to and utilisation of their ...

Side Event
#2607
COP 11
2012-10-12

Information sharing on the adoption of measures by Parties as users of genetic resources in order to meet their obligations under the Nagoya Protocol on ABS

The Nagoya Protocol on ABS leaves considerable discretion to the Parties in determining the types of measures to adopt to fulfill their obligations. A number of countries are currently spending substantial time on the consideration of appropriate domestic measures in order to ratify and implemen ...

Side Event
#2632
COP 11
2012-10-10

Launch of an IUCN Explanatory Guide to the Nagoya Protocol on ABS and Experiences from ABS Implementation in Latin America and the Caribbean

This side event will present the results of two recent initiatives undertaken by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) with regard to access and benefit-sharing (ABS). Since ICNP 1, the IUCN Environmental Law Centre and the IUCN Global Policy Unit in collaboration with diffe ...

Side Event
#2918
COP 11
2012-10-10

THE ABS INITIATIVE: IMPLEMENTING THE NAGOYA PROTOCOL AT THE INTERFACE BETWEEN DIFFERENT POLICY AREAS - HOW TO MAKE IT WORK?

While international negotiations on certain aspects of the Nagoya Protocol are still going on, a big part of the attention of the ABS community has moved to national implementation. The ABS Capacity Development Initiative’s focus shifted accordingly to supporting the ratification and implementa ...

Side Event
#2891
COP 11
2012-10-09

Capacity Building Initiatives for Indigenous and Local Communities on Traditional Knowledge and the Nagoya Protocol

During this side-event, indigenous and local community organizations from IWBN-LAC and IUCN will discuss their initiatives on capacity building for indigenous in the LAC region. They will share information on capacity building on ABS focusing on traditional knowledge and associated genetic resources

Side Event
#2920
COP 11
2012-10-09

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PILOT PHASE OF THE ABS CLEARING-HOUSE

The Secretariat is currently implementing the pilot phase of the ABS Clearing-House in accordance with guidance provided by Parties during the first meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol. The purpose of the side-event is to demonstrate progress made in the implementa ...

Side Event
#2526
COP 11
2012-10-09

Implementing the Nagoya Protocol on ABS: Challenges and Opportunities.

Opportunities for GEF financial and technical assistance in support of the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol will be presented along with experiences and challenges of implementing the Nagoya Protocol and ABS regimes in selected countries.

Side Event
#2253
COP 10
2010-10-29

CP Thai Private Sector 's contribution to conservation, sustainable use and benefit sharing on animal genetic resources.

Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods), one of the largest food producers in Asia with its main production base in Thailand, has been involved in developing projects that support planting mangrove by continuously donating money contributions to several universities such as Kasetsart University, Ramk ...

Side Event
#1741
COP 10
2010-10-22

BIOMASS AND BIODIVERSITY

Presentation on production of biofuels, in Japan. Production of biofuels has some major benefits. One is to contribute nurturing agricultural industries. Second is to contribute realizing recyclable society. Third is to contribute diversifying energy supply source.

Side Event
#2287
COP 10
2010-10-22

Recent developments in Patent Law relevant for Genetic Resources

The side-event will look at relevant develoments in patent law relevant for ABS and rights ot genetic resources.

Side Event
#1739
COP 10
2010-10-21

FISHERIES AND BIODIVERSITY

The purpose of this event is to share the information on the most recent status of marine protected areas and other coastal conservation activities in Japan. Discussion will be made on governance mechanisms and socio-economic incentives behind several good practices. The role of coastal fishing ...

Side Event
#2067
COP 10
2010-10-21

Common pools of genetic resources: A solution for effective and fair ABS?

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has widely been understood as arranging access to genetic resources and benefit sharing in the form of bilateral exchanges between providers and users. This arrangement has often proved to lack efficiency and distributional justice. Based on a reading ...

Side Event
#2315
COP 10
2010-10-21

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

The event will provide information on the experiences and update on recent developments in the operation and functioning of the Multilateral System of Access and Benefit-sharing, as well as the Benefit-Sharing Fund under the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.

Side Event
#2088
COP 10
2010-10-21

NEW APPROACHES FOR BENEFIT SHARING IN THE CONTEXT OF THE INTERNATIONAL REGIME ON ABS

This side-event will discuss alternatives and options to secure benefit sharing from access to genetic resources based on new developments in science and technology, including new taxonomic tools (iBOL), due consideration to the informational nature of genetic resources and the implication of th ...

Side Event
#1771
COP 10
2010-10-20

ABS Protocol: Key tool to implement the CBD

The panel of speakers comprising government and civil society representatives will discuss the significance of adopting an ABS Protocol at COP10. The Protocol would implement not only the third CBD objective of fair and equitable benefit sharing, but also the other two objectives of biodiversity ...

Side Event
#2151
COP 10
2010-10-19

On going biopiracy and lessons for an ABS protocol

Presentation of recent Biopiracy Cases (Pelargonium, Rooibos) and the position of civil society on the ongoing negotiations for an ABS-Protocol

Side Event
#2199
COP 10
2010-10-19

ABS and Indigenous and Local Communities

The event will provide indigenous and local community views on the draft protocol to be adopted at COP 10. The Secretariat will sponsor the event in partnership with the UNPFII and Tebtebba Foundation. The UNPFII and IIFB will present the outcomes of the technical review of the current ABS Neg ...

Side Event
#1892
COP 10
2010-10-19

ACCESS AND BENEFIT SHARING

The objective of this side event is to share ongoing experiences from GEF support to ABS implementation at the regional and national level and to review opportunities for GEF support to ABS during GEF-5.

Side Event
#2036
COP 10
2010-10-19

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, TRADE AND BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION: A SOUTH - SOUTH EXCHANGE

Capitalising on lessons learned from joint African and Latin American initiatives on promoting the pro-poor and pro-biodiversity commercialisation of biological and genetic resources, this session will highlight emerging good practices and pinpoint streams of action as to strengthen mutual suppo ...

Side Event
#2272
COP 10
2010-10-18

Genetic biodiversity in forests, inland waters, and marine environments – targets and indicators for monitoring genetic variation for resilience and future adaptation

This seminar presents key aspects concerning how to assess and monitor diversity at the genetic level. Species and ecosystems depend on biological variation at the gene level for retaining resilience and evolutionary potential. Genetic biodiversity also provides the basis for terrestrial and aqu ...

Side Event
#2032
COP 10
2010-10-18

Implementing ABS in Africa

The ABS Capacity Development Initiative and its national and international partners present experiences and lessons learned while building capacities of African stakeholders to develop and implement national ABS regulations. Focus will be set on the enabling R&D environment for bioprospecting ac ...

Side Event
#3245
COP 12

CETAF Code of Conduct and Best Practice for compliance with the ABS Regulation

CETAF representatives will present the CODE OF CONDUCT and the BEST PRACTICES produced by CETAF and adopted by this Consortium of Natural History Museums and Botanic Garden and other research Centers. Development and Implementation procedures will be shared with the audience for its awareness a ...

Side Event
#2102
COP 10

Biodiversity for a world without hunger: ABS of Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

A presentation of FAO's Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture on ABS and a debate on the peculiarities of GRFA.

Side Event
#1716
COP 10

Discussion on Access and Benefit-sharing

Discussion on Access and Benefit-sharing

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