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Information Sharing

The Biosafety Clearing-House

Article 20 of the Cartagena protocol establishes the Biosafety Clearing-House (BCH) as a mechanism to facilitate the exchange of information on Living Modified Organisms (LMOs) and assist the Parties to better comply with their obligations under the Protocol. Global access to a variety of scientific, technical, environmental, legal and capacity building information is provided in all 6 of the UN languages.