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2010-09-02 16:41 UTC (andrew.bowers@cbd.int)
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2021-03-23 23:36 UTC (anastasia.beliaeva@cbd.int)
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2021-03-23 23:36 UTC (anastasia.beliaeva@cbd.int)

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Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on  Biological Diversity - Text and Annexes
Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
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The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD)
World Trade Centre
413 St-Jacques, Suite 800
Montreal, Quebec, H2Y 1N9
Phone : 1 (514) 288 2220
Fax: 1 (514) 288 6588
e-mail: secretariat@cbd.int
Website: http://www.cbd.int
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The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
World Trade Centre, 413 St. Jacques, Suite 800
Montreal, Quebec
Canada, H2Y 1N9
Phone:+ 1 514 288 2220
Fax:+ 1 514 288 6588
Url:Convention on Biological Diversity
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The Biosafety Protocol provides an international regulatory framework to reconcile the respective needs of trade and environmental protection with respect to a rapidly growing global industry, the biotechnology industry. The Protocol creates an enabling environment for the environmentally sound application of biotechnology, making it possible to derive maximum benefit from the potential that biotechnology has to offer, while minimizing the possible risks to the environment and to human health.
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  • Biosafety policy and regulation
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  • Convention Protocol
ISBN: 92-807-1924-6 (6 official languages of the United Nations: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish); ISBN: 978-967-10117-2-0 (unofficial Malay courtesy translation)
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Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Montreal
Copyright © 2000, Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
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