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The Nagoya Protocol and Synthetic Biology Research: A Look at the Potential Impacts

The Nagoya Protocol and Synthetic Biology Research: A Look at the Potential Impacts WASHINGTON – The United Nations (UN) is working to ensure that the benefits of genetic resources are shared in a fair and equitable way via the Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity.  The Nagoya Protocol was adopted in 2010 to provide a [...]

Doha Climate Change Conference – November 2012 – Issue #7

On Saturday, delegates met in contact groups, informal consultations and other meetings of the Convention and Protocol bodies throughout the day. In the evening, the closing plenaries of the SBs convened. SBI ELECTION OF OFFICERS: SBI Chair Chruszczow reported that consultations on nominations for the Vice-Chair and Rapporteur are still [...]

Doha Climate Change Conference – November 2012 – Issue #5

On Thursday, delegates convened in contact groups, informal consultations and other meetings of the Convention and Protocol bodies throughout the day. Contact groups and informal CONSULTATIONS COP: CONTA CT GROUP ON FINANCE: This meeting was co-chaired by Kamel Djemouai (Algeria) and Gregory Andrews (Australia). Co-Chair Djemouai explained that [...]

Second meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity

As part of its 20th anniversary celebration, IISD RS is launching Help Bring the ENB Back to Rio-a fundraising campaign to ensure an ENB presence at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in June http://www.iisd.ca/enbvol/enb-funding.htm IISD is pleased to announce its newest project: Sustainable Energy Policy & Practice A knowledge [...]

ENB Vol. 9 No. 574 – Second meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity – Issue #1

Second MEETING OF THE intergovernmental committee for the nagoya protocol ON ACCESS AND BENEFIT-SHARING to the convention on biological diversity: 2-6 JULY 2012 The second meeting of the Open-ended Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol (ICNP) on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of [...]

Capital Account Regulations for Stability and Development: A New Approach

New Rules Spotlight on a New Report Capital Account Regulations for Stability and Development: A New Approach By Kevin P. Gallagher, Stephany Griffith-Jones and José Antonio Ocampo November 2011 In the wake of the financial crisis numerous emerging market and developing countries have been deploying what have traditionally been referred to [...]

WRI Digest: GHG Protocol, Climate Science, World Resources Report

Manage Greenhouse Gas Emissions? Measure Them! On October 4, 2011, the Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHG Protocol) launched two new standards that empower businesses to better measure, manage, and report their greenhouse gas emissions. Developed by the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development [...]

Rio+20: Making it Happen, Volume 2, Issue 10, 31 May

Among other events and issues, it also provides an update on the Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity, announces the NRF call for views on the expected political outcomes of the Rio+20 Conference and touches on World Environment Day (5 June) and World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. Full issue at: [...]

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