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Scientists VNIILM - participants implementation of the Nagoya Protocol

From March 31 to April 4, 2014 in the capital of the Republic of Belarus - Minsk, in the framework of the decisions of the Convention on Biological Diversity, held a regional workshop for Central and Eastern Europe and the Central Asian countries to build capacity for the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits from their use.

Section Head of international support VNIILM Maria Palenova been delegated by the Ministry of the Russian Federation on the nature of participation in the seminar, in which was also attended by representatives of 21 countries, the European Union and non-governmental organizations.

Seminar participants discussed the process of ratification of the Nagoya Protocol. Countries exchanged experiences and discussed the methods and approaches, as well as problems with creating a framework for the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol. In particular, approaches to developing strategies to regulate access to genetic resources, benefit-sharing and integrating them into national strategies and action plans for the conservation of biological diversity and national / regional policies and development plans.

This article has been translated by machine translation.