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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
#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
#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
#3042
ICNP 3
2014-02-28

ABS development in selected countries in Southeast Asia

Discussion between selected SEA countries and stakeholders on the progress of ABS.

Side Event
#3049
ICNP 3
2014-02-28

Does facilitated access of non-commercial research contribute to conservation and sustainable use?

What are the most common and most wanted benefits derived from non-commercial research? What are the main challenges for implementing “facilitated access for non-commercial research”? What are the risks? The Nagoya Protocol calls for “facilitated access for non-commercial research, taking into a ...

Side Event
#3032
ICNP 3
2014-02-27

Marine Genetic Resources and the Nagoya Protocol: Preparing the Marine Scientific Community

The oceans cover more that 70% of the Earth’s surface, harbour more than 95% of its biosphere and are home to more than 34 of the 36 living animal phyla. Its enormous biological diversity makes the marine environment a vast and unique reservoir of undiscovered genetic information and biochemical ...

Side Event
#3036
ICNP 3
2014-02-27

Benefit-sharing and the Law: Unraveling the Nagoya Protocol and Mapping Other Opportunities for Benefit-sharing

This event will provide an opportunity to discuss the main findings of academic research conducted by the University of Edinburgh School of Law on the interpretation of the Nagoya Protocol, including its interactions with other areas of international law - notably human rights. The event will ...

Side Event
#3038
ICNP 3
2014-02-27

Clarifying the impact of the Nagoya Protocol on the top innovation processes related to botanical extracts and natural ingredients

Initial results of a study to determine which innovation processes related to botanical extracts and ingredients fall within the scope of the Nagoya Protocol and assess the potential impact on current business models and their effect on delivering the conservation and livelihood goals of the Pr ...

Side Event
#3039
ICNP 3
2014-02-27

ABS development in Southeast Asia: General evaluation

Discussion between SEA countries and stakeholders on the progress of ABS under the UNEP-GEF regional ABS project.

Side Event
#3052
ICNP 3
2014-02-27

Codes of Conduct, Best Practices and Standards: Modalities for evaluation and recognition using the examples of the; ABS Management Tool, Culture Collection Standard and the International Barcode of Life

This event will build on the 2013 Tokyo Informal meeting on the implementation of Protocol Articles 19 & 20 and explore possible methodologies for the evaluation and recognition Guidelines, Codes of Conduct and best practices using three practical examples.

Side Event
#3030
ICNP 3
2014-02-26

Las comunidades locales y el Protocolo de Nagoya

ESPANOL LAS COMUNIDADES LOCALES han desempenado y desempenan un pael clave enel uso sostenible de la diversidad biologica en particular lo relacionados con los conocimientos tradicionales en el marco del articulo 7 del PdN y relacionados ,a partir de esa actividad daremos a conocer nuestro PLAN ...

Side Event
#3035
ICNP 3
2014-02-26

Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol: Some early experiences from India

The proposed side-event aims at presenting early efforts undertaken in India with regard to the Nagoya Protocol, using a case study of a GEF-UNDP-Government of India project on ‘Mainstreaming Conservation and Sustainable Use of Medicinal Plant Diversity in Three Indian States’. At a time, when m ...

Side Event
#3045
ICNP 3
2014-02-26

Global Overview of National and Regional ABS Measures: Release of 3rd Edition

Launch of the 3rd edition of the FOEN-sponsored CISDL study on ABS measures worldwide.

Side Event
#3048
ICNP 3
2014-02-26

Intellectual property and genetic resources: an update on the WIPO IGC negotiations.

The Secretariat of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will update participants on the text-based negotiations underway in the Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) - in particular the renewed IGC mand ...

Side Event
#3057
ICNP 3
2014-02-26

Technical and Financial Resources Available for the Ratification and Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol

This is an opportunity for the parties to the CBD to learn the opportunities to obtain technical and financial support for the ratification and implementation of the Nagoya Protocol. There will be presentations by the GEF Secretariat, GEF Agencies and Executing Partners. This is a very good oppo ...

Side Event
#3029
ICNP 3
2014-02-25

ABS in Practice: lessons from Latin American and the Caribbean (IUCN-UNEP/GEF LAC Project)

The Side Event will present several products obtained on ABS matters in the LAC Region including: - Legislation: challenges for the future implementation of the Nagoya Protocol in the Region - Case Studies: experiences from the LAC Region (including research, capacity building, non-commercial b ...

Side Event
#3044
ICNP 3
2014-02-25

Implementing the Nagoya Protocol: Alerts and Pitfalls

The panel will cover the following: (i) Some recent cases of potential biopiracy to provide guidance for identifying the strengths and weaknesses of the Nagoya Protocol; (ii) Making the global multilateral benefit-sharing mechanism under Article 10 a reality; (iii) Analysis of the proposed Eu ...

Side Event
#3046
ICNP 3
2014-02-25

The Pilot Phase of the ABS Clearing-House

Presentation on the Pilot Phase of the ABS Clearing-House

Side Event
#3053
ICNP 3
2014-02-25

LESSONS LEARNT FROM EXISTING NATIONAL ABS SYSTEMS - CHALLENGES FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NAGOYA PROTOCOL

A dialogue on “Practical Ways Forward for the Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol” hosted by the Government of South Africa and organized by the ABS Capacity Development Initiative implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH was held in Cape Town , So ...

Side Event
#3033
ICNP 3
2014-02-24

Current Japanese status for implementation of Nagoya Protocol

We introduce our status for implementation of Nagoya Protocol

Side Event
#3056
ICNP 3
2014-02-24

‘STRENGTHENING COMPLIANCE IN THE EU: CODES OF CONDUCT, GUIDELINES AND BEST PRACTICES FOR EUROPEAN TAXONOMIC INSTITUTIONS, AND THE REGISTER OF COLLECTIONS

Presentations and Panel discussion on the implications for biological collections of the proposed EU-wide Regulation on Implementing the Nagoya Protocol together with an examination of the roles of such collections in the utilisation of genetic resources. The development and adoption by sectors ...

Side Event
#3058
ICNP 3
2014-02-24

COMMUNITY EXPERIENCES: SOME PERSPECTIVES ON ACCESS AND BENEFIT-SHARING

The Nagoya Protocol reaffirms the rights of indigenous peoples and local communities over their biological resources and associated traditional knowledge. The panel will provide guidance on implementing the Protocol from several case studies: (a) ABS agreements between plant breeders and farmers ...

Side Event
#3059
ICNP 3
2014-02-24

PATENT ACTIVITY FOR GENETIC RESOURCES AND TRADITIONAL KOWLEDGE: EXPERIENCE FROM THE UK

This event will present the results of research to identify UK patent activity for genetic resources and traditional knowledge relevant to the Nagoya Protocol and lessons learned on options for promoting respect for the Nagoya Protocol in research and development with partner countries.

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
#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
#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
#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
#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
#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
#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
#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
#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
#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 ...

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