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Reports of other relevant meetings

Regional Consultations in Support of the Finalization of the International Regime on Access & Benefit-Sharing

  • Report of Asian Regional Consultations in Support of the Finalization of the International Regime on Access & Benefit-Sharing (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/9/INF/2)

  • Final Report of the Regional Consultations for Latin America and the Caribbean Countries on Access and Benefit-Sharing (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/9/INF/3)

  • Report of the Regional Consultation for Central and Eastern European Countries in Support of the Finalization of the International Regime on Access and Benefit-Sharing (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/9/INF/4)

ABS in General

  • Resolution 18/2009 on “Policies and Arrangements for Access and Benefit-Sharing for Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture” adopted by the Conference of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Conference at its Thirty-Sixth Session, on 23 November 2009 (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/9/INF/8)

  • Report of the “Informal Experts Consultation on ABS and the Strategic Plan, 18-19 December 2009, Yokohama, Japan (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/9/INF/7)

  • Extract from the Report of the Twelfth Regular Session of the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, 19 to 23 October 2009, Rome, Italy (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/8/INF/7)

  • International Expert Workshop on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-sharing, 20 To 23 September 2005, Cape Town, South Africa (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/4/INF/11)

  • Record of Discussion of the International Expert Workshop on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-Sharing: Generating New Ideas and Thinking (submitted by Canada and Mexico) (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/3/INF/6)

Capacity Development

  • Workshop Report of the "Certificate of Origin/Source/Legal Provenance" in the African ABS Discussion (Dutch-German ABS Capacity Development Initiative for Africa) (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/5/INF/7)

  • Report of the First Capacity Development Workshop on Access and Benefit-Sharing for Africa (Dutch-German ABS Capacity Development Initiative for Africa) (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/5/INF/8)

  • Needs and Options for ABS Implementation in Africa: Recommendations of the Regional ABS Capacity-building Workshop for Eastern And Southern African (Dutch-German ABS Capacity Development Initiative for Africa) (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/4/INF/9)

Misappropriation of Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge

Research

  • Proceedings of the Seminar “Barcoding of Life: Society and Technology Dynamics - Global and National Perspectives”, Submitted by the International Development Research Centre of Canada (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/9/INF/15)

  • Access and Benefit-sharing of Genetic Resources - Ways and means for facilitating biodiversity research and conservation while safeguarding ABS provisions
    Report of an international workshop in Bonn, Germany held in 2005, 8-10 November
    Convened by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/4/INF/10)

Traditional Knowledge and the International Regime

  • Recommendations Arising from the Ninth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) Relevant to the Negotiation of the International Regime on Access and Benefit-Sharing (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/9/INF/6)

  • Recommendations for African Negotiators from the Joint Preparatory Meeting for African Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Organized by the Indigenous Information Network (IIN) and the ABS Capacity Development Initiative for Africa (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/8/INF/5)

  • Protecting Community Rights over Traditional Knowledge: Implications of Customary Laws and Practices: Report of the Research Partner’s Workshop organised by the International Institute for Environment and Development, 27-30 July 2009 (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/8/INF/4)

  • Proceedings of the International Vilm Workshop on Matters Related to Traditional Knowledge Associated with Genetic Resources and the Regime on Access and Benefit-Sharing (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/8/INF/1)

  • Vienna Workshop on Matters related to Traditional Knowledge Associated with Genetic Resources and the International Regime on Access and Benefit-sharing (UNEP/CBD/WG-ABS/7/INF/7)

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  • United Nations Environment Programme