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Biosafety Organization (ORG)

last updated: 26 Mar 2021

Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA), UNEP, Biosafety Project, Egypt ()
Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA), UNEP, Biosafety Project, Egypt
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Maadi
Cairo,
00100, Egypt
  • +201222283890
  • +2 25274700
Detailed information
Government agency (National/Federal)
  • General biosafety
    Administrative framework
    Compliance
    Transboundary movement (import/export)
    Transit and contained use
    Biotechnology, trade and the environment
    Capacity building and financial resources
    Environmental, food and feed safety
    Handling, transport, packaging and identification
    Human health
    Information exchange and data management (including the Biosafety Clearing-House)
    Intentional introduction into the environment (AIA)
    Legislative and regulatory framework
    Liability and redress
    National biosafety frameworks
    Public awareness, education and participation
    Research and training in biosafety
    Risk assessment and risk management
    Socio-economic considerations
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  • Biosafety and Biotechnology
  • Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
  • Africa - Northern Africa
Biosafety project, under the umbrella of EEAA and UNEP aims at:
- assist Egypt to have a fully functional and responsive regulatory regime in line with CP and national needs.
- assist Egypt to have a functional national system for handling requests, performing risk assessment, decision-making, performing administrative tasks, handling, storing and exchanging information in line with the BCH requirements.
- assist Egypt to have a functional national system for “follow-up”, namely monitoring of environmental effects and enforcement.
- assist Egypt to have a functional national system for public awareness, education, participation and access to information.

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Additional Information
The following main topics were delivered at the capacity building training:
- CBD convention, Cartagena Protocol & Nagoya Kuala Lumpur supplementary protocol
(Objectives, features and means of implementation)
- What is biosafety mainstreaming?
- Why is biosafety mainstreaming important?
- How can biosafety be mainstreamed into national legislation, policies and institutional frameworks?
- Linkage between Biosafety, Aichi targets and NBSAP.
- Integration of Bisoafety into sectoral, cross-sectorl and national development plan
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