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The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity is an international agreement which aims to ensure the safe handling, transport and use of living modified organisms (LMOs) resulting from modern biotechnology that may have adverse effects on biological diversity, taking also into account risks to human health. It was adopted on 29 January 2000 and entered into force on 11 September 2003. More »

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10th Anniversary of the entry into force of the Cartagena Protocol
COP-MOP 6 Decision booklets:
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Meeting report / Webpage
Survey to gather information corresponding to indicators in the Strategic Plan - CPB and BCH NFPs only
Testing of the Guidance on Risk Assessment of LMOs
Second National Report
Open-ended Online Expert Forum on Risk Assessment and Risk Management

Online Training on Risk Assessment:

Training Manual
Training Manual

Strategic Plan for the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
A video on the Cartagena Protocol
Watch a video on the Cartagena Protocol

Update on 2014-04-02
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