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COP15: Nagoya Protocol remains relevant – CBD

Elizabeth Maruma Mrema

On its 11th anniversary, 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 remains as relevant as ever, says the Convention. Elizabeth Maruma Mrema Adopted on October 29, 2010 in Nagoya, Japan and came in force since October 12, 2014, the Nagoya Protocol is a momentous international ...

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Brazil emerges 130th country to ratify Nagoya Protocol

Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil, which is considered the most biodiverse country in the world, on March 4, 2021 ratified the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilisation, becoming the 130th Party to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to do so. President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil “Brazil is a global leader ...

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Supplementary biosafety protocol celebrates 10th anniversary

Elizabeth Maruma Mrema

Thursday, October 15, 2020 marks the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety. CBD Executive Secretary, Elizabeth Maruma Mrema Described as s ground-breaking international treaty, the Supplementary Protocol aims to contribute to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity by providing international rules and procedures in ...

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Central African Republic ratifies Nagoya Protocol

Faustin-Archange Touadéra

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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Korea, Japan ratify Nagoya Protocol

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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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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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Zambia, China, Finland ratify Nagoya Protocol

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China, Finland and Zambia 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 the treaty to 78. All three countries ratified the Protocol during the past month. Zambia acceded on 20 May 2016, Finland accepted on ...

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Germany ratifies Nagoya Protocol, bolsters EU implementation

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Germany is the latest country 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 74. This includes 73 countries and the European Union (EU), which ratified the Protocol in May 2014. “I congratulate the Government of Germany and look forward ...

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