Purpose and Scope
Purpose of the Forum
The purpose of this Online Forum is to facilitate discussions on strategic approaches to capacity-building for biosafety, as well as measures for improving the planning (including needs assessments), implementation, coordination and monitoring of biosafety capacitity-building initiatives. The outcomes of the Forum will contribute to the comprehensive review of the capacity-building Action Plan to be considered by the sixth meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (COP-MOP 6).
This Forum is organized into the following discussion groups:
- Discussion Group 1: Findings and recommendations of the independent evaluation of the capacity-building Action Plan
- Discussion Group 2: Framework for assessing biosafety capacity-building needs at national and regional levels, and
- Discussion Group 3: Strategic approaches to capacity-building for the effective implementation of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
Guiding questions will be proposed under each of the groups to facilitate focussed discussions. Visit the discussion groups for more information.