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2012-08-29 19:27 UTC (andrew.bowers@cbd.int)
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2012-09-06 18:23 UTC (kathryn.garforth@cbd.int)
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2012-09-06 18:23 UTC (kathryn.garforth@cbd.int)

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CBD Biosafety Technical Series 01: Standards for Shipments of Living Modified Organisms - Outcomes of an Online Forum
Secretariat of the Convention of Biological Diversity
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD)
413, Saint Jacques Street, suite 800
Montreal, QC
Canada, H2Y 1N9
Phone:+1 514 288 2220
Fax:+1 514 288 6588
Url:Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA), UNEP, Biosafety Project, Egypt
Egypt, 00100
Fax:+2 25274700
Url:Egypt BCH
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The Table of Contents is as follows:

Outcomes of the Online Forum on Standards for LMO Shipments
i. Introduction
ii. Organization and structure of and participation in the Online Forum
iii. Summary of the outcome of the Online Forum
iv. Summary of recommendations
v. Decision bs -v/9-Handling, transport, packaging and identification of living modified
organisms: paragraph 3 of Article 18

Part B
Summary of standards and standard-setting bodies relevant
to the handling, transport, packaging and identification of living
modified organisms
i. introduction
ii. codex Alimentarius Commission
iii. international Plant Protection Convention
iv. world Organisation for Animal Health
V. United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods,
Model Regulations
Vi. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
vii. World Customs Organization
viii. United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business
ix. United Nations Commission on International Trade Law
x. Standard form contracts for shipments of grain
xi. Private standards

ANNEX i Themes and guiding questions for the Online Forum
ANNEX ii Statistical information on participation in the Online Forum
ANNEX iii Acronyms
Thematic areas
  • LMO use and transboundary movement
    • Handling, transport, packaging and identification
Additional Information
Type of resource
  • Technical Series
ISBN: 92-9225-381-6
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Secretariat of the Convention of Biological Diversity, Montreal
© 2011 by the Secretariat for the Convention on Biological Diversity
64 page PDF file
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Citation: Biosafety Technical Series No. 1: Standards for shipments of living modified organisms: outcomes of an Online Forum, 62 pp., http://bch.cbd.int/protocol/cpb_technicalseries/cpb-ts-01-en.pdf, Montreal: SCBD, 2011.
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