Reminder: Submission of Views on Possible Elements of the Programme of Work on Public Awareness, Education and Participation under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (CPB) National Focal Points , CBD National Focal Points (where CPB focal points have not yet been designated), Biosafety Clearing House (BCH) National Focal Points Relevant Organizations
Please refer to my earlier notification of 26 May 2009 (ref.:SCBD/BS/UN/jh/67565, available at http://www.cbd.int/doc/notifications/2009/ntf-2009-055-bs-en.pdf) regarding the submission of views on possible elements of a programme of work on public awareness, education and participation concerning the safe transfer, handling and use of living modified organisms. The submissions will serve as a basis for the preparation by the Executive Secretary of a draft programme of work for consideration by the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety at its fifth meeting (COP-MOP 5) to be held in Nagoya, Japan, in October 2010.