2019-2020 inter-sessional period

Submissions on Article 10 of the Nagoya Protocol pursuant to decision NP-3/13

In decision NP-3/13, paragraph 4, the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol invited Parties, other Governments, indigenous peoples and local communities, relevant stakeholders and organizations to submit:

  • Information on specific cases which may support the need for a global multilateral benefits-haring mechanism that are not covered under the bilateral approach, accompanied by an explanation as to why such cases cannot be covered under the bilateral approach set out in the Nagoya Protocol;

  • Options for possible modalities for addressing those cases, including through a global multilateral benefit-sharing mechanism.

The Secretariat invited the submission of views and information further to decision NP-3/13 through notification 2019-024 and notification 2019-059. The submissions received by the Secretariat in response are available below.

The submissions received by the Secretariat are listed in alphabetical order:

Parties to the Protocol
Submission by received
Belarus 2 August 2019
Ethiopia 22 August 2019
Guinea-Bissau 21 August 2019
India 14 August 2019
Madagascar 1 July 2019
Mexico 1 July 2019

Other governments
Submission by received
Australia 8 July 2019
Iran 19 August 2019
Nigeria 22 July 2019

Organizations and stakeholders
Submission by received
African Union 20 August 2019
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) updated version of 27 January 2020
K. Divakaran Prathapan and Priyadarsanan Dharma Rajan 1 July 2019
Peruvian Society of Environmental Law (SPDA) - Submission in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish 27 June 2019