2019-2020 inter-sessional period

Submissions on Article 4, paragraph 4, of the Nagoya Protocol pursuant to decision NP-3/14

In decision NP-3/14, paragraph 2, the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol invited Parties and other Governments to submit:

  • Information on how specialized international access and benefit-sharing instruments are addressed in their domestic measures;

  • Views on the potential criteria contained in the study (summarized in the Annex to decision NP-3/14), taking into account Article 4, paragraphs 1 to 3, of the Protocol.

The Secretariat invited the submission of views and information further to decision NP-3/14 through notification 2019-025. 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 Nagoya Protocol
Submission by received
European Union and its Member States 2 September 2019
Japan 7 August 2019
Norway 30 September 2019
Switzerland 26 August 2019

Other governments
Submission by received
Canada 2 August 2019
New Zealand 11 September 2019

Organizations and stakeholders
Submission by received
African Union 27 September 2019