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Common formats

Standard forms, also known as common formats, are made available on the BCH in MS Word format for download to assist users to gather and organize their records prior to submission.

It is preferable for BCH information to be submitted online through the Management Centre. However, users with limited internet access may complete the MS Word common formats available below and submit them, duly signed, to the Secretariat by one of the following means:
  • E-mail (recommended): bch@cbd.int
  • Fax: +1 514 288-6588
  • Postal mail: Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, 413 rue Saint-Jacques, suite 800, Montreal, Québec, H2Y 1N9, Canada

For further information about common formats please see FAQs


Index

  • National records common formats
    The submission of records in this category is restricted to Biosafety Clearing-House National Focal Points (BCH-NFP) or National Authorized Users (NAUs) subject to validation by the BCH-NFP prior to publication.
    Type of records: National focal points; National biosafety website or database; Competent national authorities; Biosafety Law, Regulation, Guidelines & Regional and International Agreements; Country's Decision or any other Communication; Risk Assessment; Biosafety Expert; Report on Biosafety Expert Assignment
  • Reference Records common formats
    The submission of records in this category is open to all registered users subject to validation by the CBD Secretariat prior to publication.
    Type of records: Contact Details; Capacity Building; Biosafety Organization; Biosafety Information Resource Centre (BIRC); BCH News; Risk assessment generated by an independent or non-regulatory process; Living Modified Organism (LMOs); Gene and DNA sequence; Organism


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National records

       
The following records can be registered and directly published by BCH National Focal Points (BCH-NFPs) in the BCH. National Authorized Users can also register these records subject to validation by the BCH-NFP prior to publication   Click on the preferred language to download the offline common format

 
Second Regular National Report on the Implementation of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
To be submitted no later than 30th September 2011; see note on National Report page
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National Focal Points
Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (CPB-NFP), Biosafety Clearing-House (BCH-NFP) or Contact points for unintentional transboundary movements and emergency measures (Art. 17)
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National Biosafety Website or Database   Choose the language of the offline Common Formats for download Ar | En | Es | Fr | Ru | Zh
 
Competent National Authority (Article 19.2)   Choose the language of the offline Common Formats for download Ar | En | Es | Fr | Ru | Zh
 
Biosafety Law, Regulation, Guidelines & Regional and International Agreements   Choose the language of the offline Common Formats for download Ar | En | Es | Fr | Ru | Zh
 
Country's Decision or any other Communication   Choose the language of the offline Common Formats for download Ar | En | Es | Fr | Ru | Zh
 
new Submissions from Parties & other Governments   Choose the language of the offline Common Formats for download Ar | En | Es | Fr | Ru | Zh
 
Risk Assessment Generated by a Regulatory Process   Choose the language of the offline Common Formats for download Ar | En | Es | Fr | Ru | Zh
 
Biosafety Expert (Decisions BS-I/4 and BS-IV/4)   Choose the language of the offline Common Formats for download Ar | En | Es | Fr | Ru | Zh
 
Report on the assignment undertaken by the Biosafety Expert   Choose the language of the offline Common Formats for download Ar | En | Es | Fr | Ru | Zh
 
Download all National Records offline common formats   Choose the language of the offline Common Formats for download Ar | En | Es | Fr | Ru | Zh

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Reference records

       
The following records can be registered by any registered user subject to validation by the Secretariat prior to publication   Click on the preferred language to download the offline common format

Contact Details   Choose the language of the offline Common Formats for download Ar | En | Es | Fr | Ru | Zh
 
Capacity Building Activities, Projects and Opportunities   Choose the language of the offline Common Formats for download Ar | En | Es | Fr | Ru | Zh
 
Capacity-Building Needs Assessment   Choose the language of the offline Common Formats for download Ar | En | Es | Fr | Ru | Zh
 
Biosafety Organization including
Laboratory for detection and identification of LMOs
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new Submissions from relevant organizations   Choose the language of the offline Common Formats for download Ar | En | Es | Fr | Ru | Zh
 
Biosafety Information Resource Centre (BIRC)   Choose the language of the offline Common Formats for download Ar | En | Es | Fr | Ru | Zh
 
BCH News   Choose the language of the offline Common Formats for download Ar | En | Es | Fr | Ru | Zh
 
Risk assessment generated by an independent or non-regulatory process   Choose the language of the offline Common Formats for download Ar | En | Es | Fr | Ru | Zh
 
Living Modified Organism (LMO)   Choose the language of the offline Common Formats for download Ar | En | Es | Fr | Ru | Zh
 
Genetic element   Choose the language of the offline Common Formats for download Ar | En | Es | Fr | Ru | Zh
 
Organism   Choose the language of the offline Common Formats for download Ar | En | Es | Fr | Ru | Zh
 
Download all Reference Records offline common formats   Choose the language of the offline Common Formats for download Ar | En | Es | Fr | Ru | Zh


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