| ||11 September 2013 marks the 10th anniversary of the entry into force of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety. The theme for the anniversary is: "10 Years of Promoting Safety in the Use of Biotechnology".|
To commemorate the anniversary, the Secretariat has developed a short video highlighting the main achievements of the Protocol. We invite you to use the video to raise awareness about the importance of biosafety.
A statement by Mr. Veerappa Moily, Indian Minister of Environment & Forests, and
Mr. Braulio F. de Souza Dias, Executive Secretary of the Convention on
Biological Diversity, are presented below.
A series of short video clips from representatives of Parties and relevant organizations highlighting some of the the successes and lessons learned with regard to the implementation of the following provisions of the Protocol are also presented below.