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BCH Informal Advisory Committee (BCH-IAC) and its role

 23 Nov 2021 02:43

In its Decision BS-I/3, the Meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol adopted the Modalities of Operation of the Biosafety Clearing-House (BCH). Section 5 of the modalities of operation states: “The Secretariat may seek assistance from an informal advisory committee, constituted and coordinated by the Executive Secretary in a transparent manner, with a particular focus on providing guidance with respect to resolution of technical issues associated with the ongoing development of the Biosafety Clearing-House.”

The BCH Informal Advisory Committee (BCH-IAC) adopted, at its first meeting, its Operational Procedures.