Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-Sharing and the Global Taxonomy Initiative
Reference: SCBD/OES/BD/DC/85942 (2016-111)
To: CBD, ABS and CPB National Focal Points, and relevant organizations
Reference: SCBD/OES/EM/IS/90500 (2022-049)
To: CBD National Focal Points, ABS National Focal Points, Cartagena Protocol Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points, international organizations, indigenous peoples and local communities and relevant organizations
19 - 21 May 2021, Virtual/online, Rome, Italy
18 - 20 April 2023, Rome, Italy
17 - 23 October 2009, Rome, Italy
15 - 19 October 2001, Colombo, Sri Lanka
16 - 22 July 2011, Rome, Italy
13 - 19 April 2013, Rome, Italy
27 - 28 November 2008, Cape Town, South Africa
18 - 22 February 2019, Rome, Italy
6 - 10 December 2010, Geneva, Switzerland
27 September - 1 October 2021, Rome, Italy
29 November 2018 – The 2018 UN Biodiversity Conference of the Parties (COP14) closed tonight with broad international agreement on reversing the global destruction of nature and biodiversity loss threatening all forms of life on Earth.
24 - 28 July 2023, Rome, Italy
Montreal, 11 May 2011 – Eight additional Parties today signed the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity, bringing the total number of signatories to 21.
21 - 25 January 2013, Rome, Italy
4 - 7 November 2003, Rome, Italy
1 - 3 June 2021, Rome, Italy
21 - 23 February 2023, Rome, Italy
3 - 5 November 2004, Lyon, France
9 - 12 May 2022, New Delhi, India
Montreal, 2 February 2011 – At a ceremony held today in New York, the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization was opened for signature by Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity. Addressing the opening ...
This side event is a joint side event between the National Biodiversity Centre in Bhutan, CEBPOL in India, Natural Justice og FNI. The topic is to explore a two step contractual approach for making ABS provide fair benefits from speedy access. The newly developed policy on ABS in Bhutan will be ...
2 - 6 October 2005, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
23 - 24 February 2014, Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea
The panel of speakers comprising government and civil society representatives will discuss the significance of adopting an ABS Protocol at COP10. The Protocol would implement not only the third CBD objective of fair and equitable benefit sharing, but also the other two objectives of biodiversity ...
The event will provide indigenous and local community views on the draft protocol to be adopted at COP 10. The Secretariat will sponsor the event in partnership with the UNPFII and Tebtebba Foundation. The UNPFII and IIFB will present the outcomes of the technical review of the current ABS Neg ...
How to account for the multiple benefits derived from projects on basic research, can be challenging, as the benefits do not necessarily fall into the typical idea of monetary benefits. But there are immediate and long-term benefits that contribute both, to conservation and sustainable use of bi ...
Discussion between SEA countries and stakeholders on the progress of ABS under the UNEP-GEF regional ABS project.
Discussion between selected SEA countries and stakeholders on the progress of ABS.
This will be a session dedicated to explaining the Nagoya Protocol with reference to the business community, including expected obligations, legal framework, IP issues, and the differences (and overlap) between ABS and Fairtrade.
The Side Event will present several products obtained on ABS matters in the LAC Region including: - Legislation: challenges for the future implementation of the Nagoya Protocol in the Region - Case Studies: experiences from the LAC Region (including research, capacity building, non-commercial b ...
This join (IUCN-SCBD) Side Event expects to present experiences and lessons learnt – as well as key resources – for a practical implementation of ABS and the Nagoya Protocol, including GEF National and Regional Projects, Check-Points, Materials and tools. It is expected the participation of seve ...
The objective of this side event is to share ongoing experiences from GEF support to ABS implementation at the regional and national level and to review opportunities for GEF support to ABS during GEF-5.
Biological diversity is the result of billions of years of evolution, shaped by natural processes and increasingly by the influence of humans and forms the web of life of which humankind is an integral and dependent part.
Though academic research contributes essential elements to the conservation, sustainable use and valuation of biological resources, it is often faced with challenges in accessing these resources. Some of these challenges may be attributed to the legal and administrative requirements for accessin ...
26 - 29 January 2010, Montreal, Canada
29 - 31 October 2003, California, United States of America
4 - 6 March 2010, Windhoek, Namibia
5 - 6 December 2009, Siem Reap, Cambodia
9 - 10 February 2010, Isle of Vilm, Germany
15 - 16 January 2010, Panama City, Panama