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UN Environment, the Global Environment Facility and partners have been helping India develop mechanisms and institutions to deliver biotechnology benefits safely and in a way that doesn’t harm the environment.
Bahrain, which means ‘two seas’ in Arabic, is the third smallest nation in Asia after the Maldives and Singapore but boasts one of the fastest growing economies in the Arab world.
18 December 2016 - Governments agreed on actions that will accelerate implementation of global biodiversity targets, and enhance the linkage of the biodiversity agenda with other global agendas including the Sustainable Developmen
Cancun, Mexico 4 December 2016 - Ministers from around the world committed to working together to save biodiversity and take urgent action to achieve the Aichi Biodiversity Targets, and backed this with a host of specific commitme
UNEP is implementing a global GEF project for Building Capacity for Effective Participation in the Biosafety Clearing-House (BCH), as an add-on to the UNEP-GEF Project for Development of National Biosafety Frameworks.
This study looks at the 124 countries that participated in the UNEP-GEF Project for Development of National Biosafety Frameworks (NBF), hereinafter referred to as the NBF development project, as well as the 8 countries that participated in the UNEP-GEF demonstration projects for the implementation of the NBFs, hereinafter referred to as the 8 demonstration implementation projects, focussing on
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) have a proven track record in responding to international requests for assistance in the field of biosafety. The CBD has designated the GEF as its overall financial mechanism, as well as the financial mechanism of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.
An introduction to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety The introduction to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety was published by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity and the United NationsEnvironment Programme to assist public understanding of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety. It is not intended to provide legal interpretation of the Protocol.