The Institute of Genetics and Cytology of the National Academy of Sciences initiated a CEE Round Table “Enhancing the CEE Collaboration and Know-How Transfer in Biotechnology and Biosecurity” on September 18-20, 2019 in Minsk, the Republic of Belarus. The event was held jointly with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus. The financial support was provided by the Central European Initiative (CEI) Cooperation Fund.
The Round Table brought together the scientists from CEI member countries, biosafety experts, experts on access to genetics resources and experts from international institutions – the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC), government officials and decision-makers. The tree-day Round Table was attended by 38 partisipants representing Belarus, Moldova, Hungary, Serbia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Russia and Italy.
Round table materials including its summary are available on the website of the National Coordination Biosafety Centre of the Institute of Genetics and Cytology at the link