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Record information and status
Record ID
41493
Status
Published
Date of creation
2007-09-02 12:51 UTC (UNEP-GEF/6584)
Date of last update
2012-05-02 13:34 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-05-04 20:04 UTC (andrew.bowers@cbd.int)

General Information
Title
UNEP International Technical Guidelines for Safety in Biotechnology
Author
United Nations Environment Programme - UNEP
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
UNEP - United Nations Environment Programme
P.O. Box 30552
Nairobi, Kenya
Kenya
Phone:254-2 623 258 59
Email:hamdalla.zedan@unep.no
Language(s)
  • English
Publication date
1995-01-01
Subject
Summary, abstract or table of contents
These technical Guidelines are intended as a contribution to the implementation of Agenda 21 commitments and aim to assist Governments, intergovernmental, private sector  and other organizations in the establishment and maintenance of national capacities to provide for safety in biotechnology, to assist in developing expert human resources and for international exchange of information. These Guidelines have been developed on the basis of common elements and principles derived from relevant existing regional and international instruments and national regulations and guidelines, and drawing upon experience already gained through their preparation and implementation.
Thematic areas
  • Public awareness, education and participation
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
  • Guidelines
Publisher and its location
United Nations Environment Programme - UNEP
Format
Paper, Adobe Acrobat Reader (31 pages)
Keywords and any other relevant information
guidelines
framework
biosafety
risk management
risk assessment
capacity building
public participation
public awareness
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