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Record information and status
Record ID
15858
Status
Published
Date of creation
2006-08-23 14:16 UTC (philippe.leblond@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2016-04-06 19:13 UTC (melissa.willey@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2016-04-06 19:13 UTC (melissa.willey@cbd.int)

General information
Name of the Organization
Third World Network (TWN)
Coordinates
Coordinates
Third World Network (TWN)
131, Jalan Macalister
10400
Penang
Malaysia, 10400
Phone:+60 4- 226 6728,+60 4 226 6159
Fax:+60 4 226 4505,+60 4 238 4676
Email:twn@twnetwork.org
Url:Third World Network (TWN)
Contact Information
Type of organization
  • Non-governmental organization (NGO)
Thematic areas
General biosafety
Organization’s profile
TWN objectives are to conduct research on economic, social and environmental issues pertaining to the South; to publish books and magazines; to organize and participate in seminars; and to provide a platform representing broadly Southern interests and perspectives at international fora such as the UN conferences and processes.
Contact person
Ms. Li Lin Lim
Researcher
Third World Network (TWN)
131, Jalan Macalister
Penang
Malaysia, 10400
Phone:+603 2300 2585
Fax:+603 2300 2595
Email:lin@twnetwork.org
Url:http://www.twnside.org.sg/
Additional Information
Additional Information
TWN has set up the Biosafety Information Centre website (http://www.biosafety-info.net) The goals are to: (1) Increase knowledge on, and deepen understanding of, (w)holistic approaches for a comprehensive assessment of technologies and techniques that involve genetic engineering  (2) Contribute to a wider public discussion and critical understanding of the scientific, ecological , social, economic and ethical dimensions of genetic engineering under the rubric of biosafety (3) Contribute to the enhancement of the biosafety capacity of policy makers and regulators in developing countries (4) Promote research (including the identification of gaps in knowledge) on biosafety  (5) Promote research on, and implementation of, sustainable systems for agriculture, health and ecological integrity (6)- Promote understanding of, and respect for, the rights, knowledge and practices of indigenous peoples and local communities

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