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Capacity Building Activities, Projects and Opportunities
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2019-07-02 08:46 UTC (adelnbu@gmail.com)
Date of publication
2019-07-04 20:29 UTC (austein.mcloughlin@cbd.int)

General information
Title of the initiative
Training on the management of the biosafety system in Austria
Contact person
Dr. Moustafa Fouda
Advisor, Minister of Environment
Nature Conservation Secyor
Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA)
4 Ali Kordy St, Maadi
Egypt, Maadi
Phone:002 02 2574700
Fax:002 02 2574700
Beneficiary country(ies)
  • Egypt
Type of initiative
  • Report on a completed initiative
  • Series of activities
Main target group(s) / beneficiaries
  • Government officials (policy makers, administrators, regulators, risk assessors, inspectors, etc.)
  • Professionals, specialists and technicians
Start Date
Ending date
Donor(s) information
Government(s) sponsoring the initiative
  • Egypt
Agency(ies) or Organization(s) implementing or sponsoring the initiative
Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA), UNEP, Biosafety Project, Egypt
Egypt, 00100
Fax:+2 25274700
Url:Egypt BCH
Activity details
Description of the initiative
The training aimed to build the capacity of the national staff in the biosafety system on how to organize and manage the system and how to mobilize and manage the financial resources necessary to activate the national framework
Objective and main expected outcomes or lesson learned
Setting a Biosafety institutional framework
How to deal with GMO requests
GMO risk assessment
GMO risk management
Biosafety documentation system
General thematic area(s)
  • Institutional capacity
  • Identification of LMOs, including their detection
  • Human resources capacity development and training
  • Risk assessment and other scientific and technical expertise
  • Implementation of the documentation requirements under Article 18.2 of the Protocol
  • Risk management
  • Handling of confidential information
  • Public awareness, participation and education in biosafety
  • Information exchange and data management including participation in the Biosafety Clearing-House
  • Scientific, technical and institutional collaboration at subregional, regional and international levels
  • Taking into account risks to human health
  • Technology transfer
  • English
Category(ies) of the initiative
  • Assessment/review
Additional Information
Other relevant website address or attached documents