The Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties, at its ninth meeting, requested the Executive Secretary to undertake a comprehensive study, subject to the availability of funds from the Voluntary Trust Fund, addressing: (a) the modalities of financial security mechanisms; (b) an assessment of the environmental, economic and social impacts of such mechanisms, in particular on developing countries; (c) an identification of the appropriate entities to provide financial security. The request was made in accordance with Article 10 of the Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena protocol on Biosafety.
The Secretariat commissioned a consultant to undertake the study.
The draft study is available for peer review until 25 June 2021
(see Notification 2021-038
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