IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PILOT PHASE OF THE ABS CLEARING-HOUSE
Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
Date and Time
9 October 2012 13:15 - 14:45
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 implementation of the pilot phase and provide a visual overview of the mechanisms and applications being developed. In addition, the Secretariat will present an indicative work plan for activities to be carried-out during the pilot phase in preparation for the first meeting of the COP-MOP.