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Nagoya Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol
On 7 March 2011, the Nagoya Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety was opened for signature at UN Headquarters in New York. Adopted by the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety on 15 October 2010, in Nagoya, Japan, its objective is to contribute to the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity, taking also into account risks to human health, by providing international rules and procedures in the field of liability and redress relating to living modified organisms. It will enter into force 90 days after the deposit of the 40th instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession. See http://bch.cbd.int/protocol/news/ to access an introductory note providing some basic information to facilitate signature, ratification, acceptance, approval or accession to the Supplementary Protocol; a new video on the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and the Supplementary Protocol; and a new 10-page publication on the Supplementary Protocol. Contact bch@cbd.int for any further information.
03/04/2011
Agricultural Biotechnologies in Developing Countries (ABDC-10) Conference