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Central African Republic ratifies Nagoya Protocol

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The Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety requires just two more instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession for it to enter into force, the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has said. The Supplementary Protocol, which provides for response measures in the event of damage from living modified organisms, moved closer to ...

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Kuwait ratifies Nagoya Protocol, becomes 100th party to treaty

Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

Kuwait on Monday, June 5, 2017 ratified the “Nagoya Protocol on Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilisation”, an agreement under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), bringing the total number of Parties to 100. The Nagoya Protocol is a supplementary agreement to the Convention on Biological Diversity. The ...

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Global marine protected area target to be achieved by 2020 – CBD

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With recent commitments made by governments around the globe, the world is on track to protect over 10% of the globe’s marine areas by 2020, announced Dr. Cristiana Pașca Palmer, the Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). This target was agreed by Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity in 2010, and was also adopted by Member States ...

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How Nigeria strives to achieve biodiversity conservation targets, by CBD

Gashaka-Gumti National Park

Government is ensuring the participation of Nigerians in wildlife enforcement, while limiting conservation to specific areas that does not conflict with the interests of the local communities. This is aimed at addressing challenges relating to the fact that conservation areas include the traditional hunting grounds of the communities living around such areas, so as not to deny them their hunting ...

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International Biodiversity Day: Sustainable tourism vital for biodiversity conservation – Palmer

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In the light of the global celebrations of the International Day for Biological Diversity on Monday, May 22, 2017 under the theme: “Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism”, the world has been examining the positive but also potentially negative impacts that tourism can have on biodiversity. Tourism is said to represent one of the world’s fastest growing industries. According to the United Nations World ...

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Korea, Japan ratify Nagoya Protocol

cristiana pasca palmer

The Republic of Korea and Japan have become the latest countries to ratify the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilisation. While Korea submitted it’s instruments of ratification on Friday, May 19, 2017 to emerge the 98th Party to the treaty,  Japan did likewise on Monday,  May 22 ...

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Palmer to Guterres: Mainstreaming biodiversity contributes to achievement of sustainable development

cristiana pasca palmer

Achieving global biodiversity targets will be a strong contribution to realising the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, said Dr. Cristiana Paşca Palmer, newly appointed Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), to United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, in a meeting held on Friday, April 7, 2017. In her first meeting with the Secretary-General, Paşca Palmer, the former Romanian minister of Environment, Waters ...

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Cristiana Paşca Palmer assumes position as head of Convention on Biological Diversity

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Cristiana Paşca Palmer on Monday, March 20, 2017 assumed office as the new Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the principal global treaty on biodiversity. She succeeds Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, who served as Executive Secretary between January 2012 and February 2017. Adopted by governments in 1992 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at the same time ...

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Five more nations ratify Nagoya Protocol

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France, Mali, the Netherlands, the Republic of Moldova and Sweden are the latest countries to ratify the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilisation, bringing the total number of ratifications to 85. The Nagoya Protocol is a supplementary agreement to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and a ...

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Belgium, Bulgaria ratify Nagoya Protocol

Belgium and Bulgaria have become the latest countries to ratify the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilisation to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), bringing the total number of ratifications to 80. The 2010 Nagoya Protocol is a supplementary agreement to the CBD and a key element ...

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