The Congo Basin at COP 13 - Side event rallied around progress towards implementation of NAGOYA Protocol on ABS in Central Africa

 

 

Cancun (Mexico) - A side event to the Conference of the Parties (COP) 13 of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) was held under the theme "Progress towards implementation of the Nagoya Protocol on ABS in Central Africa: Challenges, opportunities and prospects".

 

 

The session was organized by the Central African Forest Commission (COMIFAC) in collaboration with GIZ, JICA and UNEP-DELC and moderated by the CBFP Facilitator, Mr Anders Henriksson.

 

 

Following presentations by the COMIFAC countries on progress towards implementing the Nagoya Protocol on ABS in their respective countries, Mr. Satoshi NIMURA from the JICA Support Project to COMIFAC recalled the potential of bio-exploration in Central Africa: Report on scientific progress.

 

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Le Bassin du Congo à la COP 13 - Evènement parallèle : Les progrès dans la mise en oeuvre du Protocole de Nagoya sur l'APA en Afrique Centrale: Défis, opportunités et perspectives - Date: 12 décembre 2016 à 18:15min

 

Déclaration de Cancun sur la rationalisation de la conservation et de l'utilisation durable de la biodiversité pour le bien-être

 

La conférence des NU sur la biodiversité aboutit sur des engagements majeurs en vue d'actions en faveur de la biodiversité.

 

 

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