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Biosafety Organization (ORG)
last updated: 17 Feb 2010

Global Industry Coalition ()
Global Industry Coalition
c/o CropLife International 1156 15th Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC
20005, United States of America
  • +1 202 833 4486
Detailed information
Private sector (business and industry)
  • General biosafety
    Handling, transport, packaging and identification
    Biotechnology, trade and the environment
    Capacity building and financial resources
    Environmental, food and feed safety
    Information exchange and data management (including the Biosafety Clearing-House)
    Legislative and regulatory framework
    Liability and redress
    National biosafety frameworks
    Research and training in biosafety
    Risk assessment and risk management
  • Biosafety and Biotechnology
  • Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
The Global Industry Coalition (GIC) for the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety receives input and direction from trade associations representing thousands of companies from all over the world. Participants include associations representing and companies engaged in a variety of industrial sectors such as plant science, seeds, agricultural biotechnology, food production, animal agriculture, human and animal health care, and the environment.
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Additional Information
The GIC is the representative group for the private sector in the implementation of the Cartagena Protocol.  Its members draft submissions, provide expertise to expert working groups, and regulatory participate in the meetings of the Parties and other intersessional meetings in order to provide the viewpoints of the private sector to the discussions of the Parties.  Representatives of the GIC are actively involved in ongoing capacity building efforts sponsored by the private sector and other international organizations.  In addition, representatives of the GIC are also involved in the workings of the Informal Advisory Committee on the BCH, the Liaison Group on Capacity Building, the Coordinating Committee on Capacity Building, and the Working Group on Liability and Redress.  Information on the GIC and its positions on Protocol implementation issues can be found at:
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