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Biosafety Expert (EXP)

published: 04 Oct 2011 last updated: 13 Aug 2021
General Information
Profile of the expert
Dato' Dr. Gurdial Singh Nijar has been following the negotiations on the Cartagena Protocol from the outset. He is also Malaysia's lead negotiator for the negotiations on Liability and Redress that culminated in the establishment of the Nagoya KL Supplementary Protocol. He was previously the Director of the Centre of Excellence for Biodiversity Law (CEBLAW). CEBLAW was established by the Government of Malaysia and Universiti Malaya to provide expertise to national, regional and international bodies, as well as third world Governments on issues pertaining to Biodiversity and Biosafety Law. He was nominated by the Asia Pacific Group to be a member of the Compliance Committee under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and served as a Committee member from 2004 to 2008. He designed and taught a course on Biodiversity and Biosafety Law for post-graduate students at the Universiti Malaya. Finally, he has also written widely on the subject of Biosafety.
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Person:
Dato’ Dr. Gurdial Singh Nijar
Kuala Lumpur,
, Malaysia
Phone: +60123321032,
Fax:
Website:
1946
  • Malaysian
Details of current employment
MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND WATER (KASA)
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Government agency (National/Federal)
MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND WATER
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2000-01
Government agency (National/Federal)
SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW, SOUTH CENTRE, GENEVA CONSULTANT, MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND WATER (KASA), MALAYSIA RESOURCE PERSON, DEPARTMENT OF BIOSAFETY, MALAYSIA CONSULTANT, SARAWAK BIODIVERSITY CENTRE RESOURCE PERSON FOR ASEAN CENTRE FOR BIODIVERSITY
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Employment history
UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
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LEGAL FACULTY
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Academic or research institute
TEACHING LLM COURSE ON BIOSAFETY LAW IN UNIVERSITI MALAYA;
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Post-secondary education A. Formal education
First Degree
LLB HONS
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KING'S COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
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1967-01
1970-01
Second Degree (e.g. M.Sc. in Microbiology)
LLM
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UNIVERSITI MALAYA
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1972-01
1973-01
Areas of expertise
  • Legal expertise
  • National biosafety legal systems
  • Legislative drafting and review
  • Liability and redress
Language proficiency
  • Punjabi
Language Level
English excellent
Any other relevant information
Nomination Type
Roster of Experts
Birth Place
Malaysia
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