18 April-1 May 2011
Theme 4: Capacity-building for assessing possible socio-economic impacts and evaluating assessments What are the main capacity-building needs of countries regarding the assessment of socio-economic considerations? What are the main capacity-building needs regarding the evaluation of assessments and their integration into a decision on the import of an LMO? How might these needs be addressed, taking into account the overall capacity-building framework for biosafety?
Theme 5: Target groups for capacity-building on socio-economic considerations Which should be the main target groups for capacity-building on socio-economic considerations (e.g. policy-makers, decision-makers, regulators, technical personnel such as risk or impact assessors, other professionals, interest groups, etc.)?
Theme 6: Capacity-building initiatives related to socio-economic considerations What capacity-building initiatives relating to socio-economic considerations in the context of the Biosafety Protocol, living modified organisms or beyond have been undertaken or are currently being implemented?