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CBD/UNEP Poster Session on National Experiences with the Implementation of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
4-17 December 2016

This exhibition featured National Experiences with the Implementation of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.

It presented one best practice and lesson learned from each region in implementing the Cartagena Protocol, including raising awareness of and mainstreaming biosafety into other sectors over the last 10 years. Some of the key sub-topics included:

  • Experiences and lessons learned in developing and implementing relevant frameworks, including the National Biosafety Frameworks (NBFs), the Strategic Plan for the Protocol and the Framework and Action Plan for Capacity-Building for the Protocol.
  • Best practices and experiences in implementing Article 23 on public awareness, education and participation, including access to information, of the Cartagena Protocol and the programme of work on public awareness, education and participation concerning LMOs.
  • Experiences with the use of the Biosafety Clearing-House (BCH).
  • Experiences and lessons learned in mainstreaming biosafety into National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) and other sectoral and cross-sectoral plans and programmes.

Links
UNEP Biosafety Projects website
Cartagena Protocol website

Posters
Aarhus Convention
Republic of Korea
Latin America and the Caribbean
Moldova
Swaziland

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