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Cartagena COP-MOP 8 and CBD COP 13

The 8th meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (COP-MOP 8) takes place on 4-17 December 2016 in Cancun, Mexico. The annotated provisional agenda and other documents are now available at https://www.cbd.int/doc/?meeting=MOP-08. The meeting will be held concurrently with the 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 13). One of the items on the provisional agenda for COP 13 includes synthetic biology (item 17 on “Other scientific and technical issues, including synthetic biology, implications of the IPBES assessment on pollinators, and sustainable wildlife management”). See the COP 13 documents at https://www.cbd.int/doc/?meeting=cop-13. Contact secretariat@cbd.int for more information.

06/09/2016