CBD (SOE 202 2011)

CBD (SOE 202 2011) - Introduction to the Convention on...

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Introduction to the Convention on Biological Diversity & The Biosafety Protocol, i.e., The Cartagena Protocol
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Background to CBD Adopted on June 5, 1992; Came into Force Dec 29, 1993 Required 30 countries for ratification (now 189 parties) No reservations allowed Adopts a holistic/ecosystem approach to BD conservation Has a “framework” feel Reflects a trade-off between conservation and equity No listing mechanisms because not considered viable in the context of CBD
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Parties to the CBD Party Non-Party
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CBD: Overview Art. 1 – 5 General provisions Art. 6 General measures for conservation and sustainable use Art. 7 Identification and Monitoring Art. 8 In-situ conservation Art. 9 Ex-situ conservation Art. 10 Sustainable use Art. 11 Incentive measures Art. 12 Research and training Art. 13 Public education and awareness Art. 14 Impact assessment and minimizing adverse Impacts Art. 15 Access to genetic resources Art. 16 Access to and transfer of technology Art. 17 –18 Information exchange; technical and scientific information Art. 19 Handling of biotechnology and distribution of its benefits Art. 20 – 21 Finance Art. 22 Relationship with other conventions Art. 23 – 42 Convention process and institutional arrangements
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Preamble to CBD Preamble : to some extinct contains conflicting affirmations • Common Concern : biodiversity is common concern of mankind ‘—first preambular reference to ‗common concern‘; tension between ‗common concern‘ and following reference to • Sovereign Rights over Natural Resources : question about extent to which common concern gives right to international interests
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CBD: Objectives (Art. 1) #1: the conservation of biological diversity #2: the sustainable use of its components #3: the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising out of the utilization of genetic resources, including by appropriate access to genetic resources and by appropriate transfer of relevant technologies, taking into account all rights over those resources and to technologies, and by appropriate funding.
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Scope of CBD • CBD covers biodiversity at the ecosystem, species and gene levels • It applies to all types of genetic resources, both wild and domesticated, in in situ and ex situ conditions
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