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Record ID
103361
Status
Published
Date of creation
2012-05-02 14:59 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2012-05-25 18:51 UTC (andrew.bowers@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-06-01 19:17 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General Information
Title
UNIDO Biosafety Roadmap
Author
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Author’s contact information
Contact person:

Dr. George Tzotzos,
Chief, Biotechnology Unit
PTC/ECB, UNIDO.
Email: g.tzotzos@unido.org
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Vienna International Centre
P.O. Box 300,
Vienna
Austria, A-1400
Phone:+43 1 26 0260
Fax:+43 1 269 2669
Email:unido@unido.org
Url:United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Language(s)
  • English
Publication date
2010-06
Subject
Summary, abstract or table of contents
The Table of Contents is as follows:

Introduction

part I: the international context relevant to biosafety
  a. International Policy Declarations Agenda 21 The 2005 World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD)
  b. International Organisations
       World Trade Organisation (WTO)
       The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
     International Standard Setting Bodies
       The Codex Alimentarius Commission
       Commission on Phytosanitary Measures
     Multilateral Agreements
       The Convention on Biological Diversity
       The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

Part II: Guidance for the establishment of regulatory oversight capacities for the development and/or trade of LMOs

Part III: practical aspects when applying the procedures of the cartagena protocol forthe Import of LMOs

Introduction.
   Transboundary movement for the purpose of subsequent contained use.
   Transboundary movement for the purpose of intentional introduction into the environment of the Party of Import.
Chapter I. Preparations and general obligations.
   Designation of competent authorities and national focal points
   Establish information requirements for notifications Infrastructure for processing notifications Enter information in the BCH
Chapter II: applying the provisions of the CPB for Import of LMOs for intentional introduction into the environment
   1. Acknowledgement of receipt of the notification.
   2. Decision making - communicating the decision to the notifier.

CARTAGENA PROTOCOL ON BIOSAFETY
Thematic areas
  • Scientific and technical issues
    • Risk assessment
Background material to the “Guidance on risk assessment of living modified organisms”
Is this document is recommend as background material for the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms”
Yes
Section(s) of the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms” this background material is relevant
Additional Information
Type of resource
  • Manual / Tutorial / FAQ / Dictionary
Publisher and its location
UNIDO, Vienna
Format
43 page PDF file
Access to the resource
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