Notification 2019-025

Submission of views and information further to decision NP-3/14 on Article 4, Paragraph 4, of the Nagoya Protocol

Dear Madam/Sir, At its third meeting, the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-Sharing adopted decision NP-3/14 on Article 4, paragraph 4, of the Nagoya Protocol. Pursuant to paragraph 2 of this decision, I am pleased to invite Parties and other Governments to submit: (a) Information on how specialized international access and benefit-sharing instruments are addressed in their domestic measures; (b) 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. Kindly submit your views and relevant information as soon as possible, but no later than 2 September 2019. Please note that submissions should be sent through an official letter addressed to the Executive Secretary by e-mail to A synthesis of submissions received by the Executive Secretary will be made available for consideration by the third meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation. I thank you for your cooperation and continued support to the Convention and its Nagoya Protocol. Please accept, Madam/Sir, the assurances of my highest consideration.

Executive Secretary

To: ABS National Focal Points and CBD Focal Points


Action required by 2019-09-02

Subject(s): Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-sharing

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