BCH | Biosafety Clearing-House

The Biosafety Clearing-House (BCH) is an online platform for exchanging information on Living Modified Organisms (LMOs) and a key tool for facilitating the implementation of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.


10 Dec 2021

Video recording of the Webinar on the new BCH platform

Link to the Video recording of the Webinar on the new BCH platform.

27 Nov 2021

Webinar on new BCH platform: 7 December 2021 - 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. EST (UTC-5)

The purpose of the webinar is to introduce the new BCH platform and demonstrate its main features.

27 Nov 2021

Key dates for the launch of the new BCH platform

Key dates to consider regarding the launch of the new BCH platform.

National records

23 Jan 2022

Mr. Olimjon Yatimov

Head National Biodiversity and Biosafety Center Committee for Environmental Protection under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan 47 Shevchenko str. 734025 Dushanbe

National Focal Point Tajikistan chm-nfp-tj-258613-6
23 Jan 2022

Dr. Gholamreza Salehi Jouzani

Scientific Board Member (Professor in Agricultural Biotechnology) Microbial Biotechnology and Biosafety Department Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute of Iran (ABRII) / Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO) P.O. Box 31535-1897 Alborz Karaj

23 Jan 2022

Ms. Kelly Torck

Acting Director General Biodiversity Policy and Partnerships/Canadian Wildlife Service Environment and Climate Change Canada 351 Boul. Saint-Joseph Gatineau QC K1A 0H3

National Focal Point Canada chm-nfp-ca-257730-4
23 Jan 2022

Ms. Silje Veie Veiseth

Norwegian Environment Agency P.O. Box 5672 Torgarden NO-7485 Trondheim

National Focal Point Norway chm-nfp-no-258388-6

Reference records

21 Jan 2022

Moderators' summary: Online discussions on biosafety commitments from non-state actors for the Action Agenda for Nature and People

The moderators' summary of the online discussions on biosafety commitments from non-state actor for the Action Agenda for Nature and People. Online discussions took place from 27 September – 24 October 2021 with 130 inputs and 603 participants. The discussions promoted and inspired action for non-state actors towards issues related to biosafety and the protection of biodiversity for the Action Agenda for Nature and People. The outcomes of the discussions also contributed to the implementation of the draft Implementation Plan for the Cartagena Protocol for the coming 10 years. The online discussions and the moderators' summary is available at https://bch.cbd.int/onlineconferences/portal_art23/actionagendaforum/

BCH News bch-bchn-scbd-258947-2
21 Jan 2022

Coat Protein | Ugandan cassava brown streak virus (UCBSV)

Double-stranded RNA

Genetic element bch-gene-scbd-115110-2