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. Capacity-building: roster of experts

BS-VI/4.Capacity-building: roster of experts

The Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety,
Recalling its decisions BS-IV/4 and BS-V/4,
Taking into account the views and experiences of Parties and other Governments on the use of the roster of experts, including the challenges faced and their projected future need for the (UNEP/CBD/BS/COP-MOP/6/7/Add.2),
1.Takes note of the report on the current status and operations of the roster of experts and the voluntary fund for the roster (UNEP/CBD/BS/COP-MOP/6/7/Add.2);
2.Reiterates its earlier call to Parties and other Governments that have not yet done so to nominate experts to the roster;
3.Adopts the revised nomination form for the roster of experts annexed hereto and authorizes the Executive Secretary to update the form based on operational experience;
4. Decides to expand the mandate of the roster of experts to include supporting, as appropriate and upon request, the work of the Secretariat, the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Protocol and other bodies under the Protocol, in relation to capacity building for developing countries and countries with economies in transition;
5.Invites Parties and other Governments to consider nominating experts on the roster to serve on ad hoc technical expert groups, informal advisory committees and other relevant bodies under the Protocol and/or to attend technical meetings under the Protocol;
6.Invites Parties, other Governments, relevant organizations and the Executive Secretary to consider using experts on the roster as resource persons and/or facilitators for training workshops, courses and other capacity-building activities;
7.Invites experts on the roster to participate actively in relevant online discussion forums and online real-time conferences organized under the Protocol; and
8.Reiterates its invitation to developed country Parties and other donors to make contributions to the voluntary fund in order to fully operationalize the roster, so as to facilitate implementation of the Strategic Plan for the Cartagena Protocol for the period 2011-2020.

Annex

REVISED NOMINATION FORM FOR THE ROSTER OF EXPERTS

 
Fields/sections marked with an asterisk (*) are mandatory.
Nominating Government:* <Country name>
 
I. BRIEF PROFILE (150 words)*
 
 
 
 
 
 
II. BASIC PERSONAL INFORMATION*
Please provide full names rather than only acronyms or initials
Title:
Ms.
Mr.
Other: _________
Professor
Dr.
First and Last Name:
Employer / Organization:
Job Title:
Address:
Telephone:
Facsimile:
Email:
Web Site:
Year of Birth:
Gender:
Male
Female
Country of Birth:
Nationality:
Second Nationality:
 
III. DETAILS OF CURRENT EMPLOYMENT*
Name of Employer/Organization/Company:*
Department/Division/Unit:*
Start Date (YYYY):*
Type of Organization:*
Academic or research institute
Private sector (business and industry)
Government agency
Regional economic integration organization
Inter-Governmental Organization (IGO)
UN and other specialized agency of the UN Common System
Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Other:__________________
Main Areas of Responsibility:
(Briefly describe how your work relates to biosafety and the area(s) of expertise for which you are being nominated)
 
IV. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY*
Countries or regions where you have worked:
Please give details of previous employment beginning with the most recent previous employer.
Previous professional experience 1
Name of Employer/Organization/Company:*
Department/Division/Unit:*
Start and End Date (YYYY – YYYY):
Type of Organization:*
Academic or research institute
Private sector (business and industry)
Government agency
Regional economic integration organization
Inter-Governmental Organization (IGO)
UN and other specialized agency of the UN Common System
Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Other:__________________
Main Areas of Responsibility and Accomplishments:
(Briefly describe how your work related to biosafety and the area(s) of expertise for which you are being nominated)
Previous professional experience 2
Name of Employer/Organization:*
Department/Division/Unit:*
Start and End Date (YYYY – YYYY):
Type of Organization:*
Academic or research institute
Private sector (business and industry)
Government agency
Regional economic integration organization
Inter-Governmental Organization (IGO)
UN and other specialized agency of the UN Common System
Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Other:__________________
Main Areas of Responsibility:
(Briefly describe how your work related to biosafety and the area(s) of expertise for which you are)
Previous professional experience 3
Name of Employer/Organization/Company:
Department/Division/Unit:*
Start and End Date (YYYY – YYYY):
Type of Organization:*
Academic or research institute
Private sector (business and industry)
Government agency
Regional economic integration organization
Inter-Governmental Organization (IGO)
UN and other specialized agency of the UN Common System
Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Other:__________________
Main Areas of Responsibility:
(Briefly describe how your work related to biosafety and the area(s) of expertise for which you are )
 
V. EDUCATION
A. Formal Education*
First Degree (e.g. B.Sc. in Microbiology)*
Title of the first Degree or other academic distinction and subject:* <Text entry>
Name of academic institution:* <Text entry>
Dates (from / to):* From <YYYY> to <YYYY>
Second Degree (e.g. M.Sc. in Microbiology)*
Title of the second degree or other academic distinction and subject:* <Text entry>
Name of academic institution*: <Text entry>
Dates (from / to): From <YYYY> to <YYYY>
Third Degree (e.g. Ph.D. in Microbiology)
Title of the third Degree or other academic distinction and subject: <Text entry>
Name of academic institution: <Text entry>
Dates (from / to): From <YYYY> to <YYYY>
B. Other professional qualifications
List a maximum of three other relevant professional qualifications:
(e.g. specialized training, certifications obtained, etc.)
  1. <Text entry>
  2. <Text entry>
  3. <Text entry>
 
VI. AREAS OF EXPERTISE*
Please select one main area of expertise and up to 3 specific fields in which your academic and professional expertise may assist Parties in implementing the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety:
Biosafety policy and legal expertise
Biosafety law
Biosafety policy
Biotechnology policy
Compliance and Enforcement
Handling of LMO applications (AIA procedure)
Import / Export control
Liability and redress
Multilateral agreements
Capacity development expertise
Institutional capacity development
Project design, monitoring and evaluation
Resource mobilization
Information and knowledge management expertise
Biosafety Clearing-House
Biosafety database management
Biosafety website development
IT network development
Public awareness, education and participation expertise
Access to information
Biosafety education
Media communication
Public awareness-raising
Public participation
Risk communication
Scientific and technical expertise
Food and feed safety
Human health
LMO monitoring
LMO sampling and detection
Risk assessment
Risk management
Socio-economic and trade expertise
Bioethics
Coexistence
Intellectual property rights
Social and/or economic assessments
Trade rules and standards
Other (please specify) <Text entry>
 
VII. PUBLICATIONS
List your three most important publications related to your main field of expertise:
  1. <Text entry>
  2. <Text entry>
  3. <Text entry>
List other publications
(Please list up to 20 most relevant citations of peer-reviewed articles, books, book chapters, conference papers and other publications; Attach a separate list of publications if the space provided here is not sufficient):
  1. <Text entry>
  2. <Text entry>
  3. <Text entry>
  4. <Text entry>
  5. <Text entry>
and/or <Attachment>
 
VIII. AWARDS AND PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
Awards received
List up to three scientific / professional awards received that are related to your main field of expertise:
  1. <Text entry>
  2. <Text entry>
  3. <Text entry>
Professional memberships
List up to three relevant professional societies or organizations of which you are a member:
  1. <Text entry>
  2. <Text entry>
  3. <Text entry>
Technical committees, expert panels or advisory bodies served
List up to three relevant technical committees, expert panels or advisory bodies on which you have served and briefly describe your specific responsibilities:
  1. <Text entry>
  2. <Text entry>
  3. <Text entry>
 
IX. LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY*
Mother tongue:*
Arabic
English
Russian
Chinese
French
Spanish
Other (specify): <Text entry>
Other languages
Speaking:*
Arabic
Excellent
Good
Fair
Chinese
Excellent
Good
Fair
English
Excellent
Good
Fair
French
Excellent
Good
Fair
Russian
Excellent
Good
Fair
Spanish
Excellent
Good
Fair
Other (specify): <Text entry>
Excellent
Good
Fair
Reading:*
Arabic
Excellent
Good
Fair
Chinese
Excellent
Good
Fair
English
Excellent
Good
Fair
French
Excellent
Good
Fair
Russian
Excellent
Good
Fair
Spanish
Excellent
Good
Fair
Other (specify): <Text entry>
Excellent
Good
Fair
Writing:*
Arabic
Excellent
Good
Fair
Chinese
Excellent
Good
Fair
English
Excellent
Good
Fair
French
Excellent
Good
Fair
Russian
Excellent
Good
Fair
Spanish
Excellent
Good
Fair
Other (specify): <Text entry>
Excellent
Good
Fair
 
X. PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES
Please indicate at least one but not more than three references with detailed contact information:*
For each reference please attach a "Contact details" common format(s)*
Reference 1:*<Text entry>
Reference 2:<Text entry>
Reference 3:<Text entry>
 
XI. ANY OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION
Please provide any other information relevant to your role as an expert (max. 300 words)
<Text entry>
 
RECORD VALIDATION
Date*: <YYYY-MM-DD>
Country*: <Country name>
Name of the Cartagena protocol National Focal Point:* <Text entry>
I hereby confirm the nomination of the above named person to the Roster of Expert and that the information contained in this form is correct. Signature of the Cartagena Protocol National Focal Point:*
Name of the BCH National Focal Point:* <Text entry>
I hereby agree to the inclusion of the above information in the Biosafety Clearing-House.
Signature of the BCH National Focal Point:*
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