nagoya protocol

  • Photo of Nagoya Protocol capacity-building workshop underway in Suriname

    Nagoya Protocol capacity-building workshop underway in Suriname

    A workshop to build CARICOM Member States’ capacity to implement the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing is currently being hosted by the CARICOM Secretariat in Suriname. The workshop is being held, in collaboration with the ABS (Access and Benefit-Sharing) Capacity Development Initiative and theGovernment of Suriname. Participants at the workshop include representatives of the National Focal Point agencies for the Nagoya Protocol,…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretariat hosts workshop on preventing genetic resources exploitation

    CARICOM Secretariat hosts workshop on preventing genetic resources exploitation

    The CARICOM Secretariat will host a workshop next week that is aimed at preventing the exploitation of genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge within CARICOM Member States. The workshop is being held in Suriname, November 30-December 4, 2015, in collaboration with the ABS (Access and Benefit-Sharing) Capacity Development Initiative and the Government of Suriname. There will be approximately forty participants, including…

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  • Photo of CARICOM General Counsel commends Guyana for ratifying Environmental Agreements

    CARICOM General Counsel commends Guyana for ratifying Environmental Agreements

    General Counsel at the CARICOM Secretariat Ms. Safiya Ali says Guyana has set an example for the Region by being the only CARICOM country so far to ratify two relatively new environmental agreements: the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing and the Minamata Convention on Mercury. Ms. Ali was speaking at the opening ceremony of a National Customs Workshop on Multilateral Environmental Agreements that…

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