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Mar 17

Webinar on the Global ABS Community

17th March 2020 @ 9:00 am - 25th March 2020 @ 12:00 pm GMT

The Global ABS Community is the community of practice of the UNDP-GEF Global ABS Project, implemented by the United Nations Volunteer Programme as a responsible party of the project. This online platform offers the opportunity to share knowledge, exchange experiences and disseminate information on the Nagoya Protocol implementation around the globe.

The Global ABS Community, which promotes a global cooperation framework on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS), is oriented to all ABS stakeholders i.e. institutions, private sector entities, research and academic institutions, international organizations, IPLCs and ABS practitioners.

This webinar presents the functionalities, thematic areas, services and knowledge base of the Global ABS Community, in order to provide a better understanding of the platform and its benefits for registered members. Likewise, a virtual tour through the platform will be provided in English, Spanish, Arabic, Russian and French on the following dates:

English: March 17th, 2020 at 9:00 am Panama. Register here.

Spanish: March 17th, 2020 at 11:00 am Panama. Register here.

Russian: March 18th, 2020 at 16:00 Belarus. Register here.

French: March 25th, 2020 at 16:00 Istanbul. Register here.



The UNDP-GEF Global ABS Project at a glance

Welcome remarks (10 minutes).

Introduction and virtual tour (20 minutes).

Q & A .


17th March 2020 @ 9:00 am GMT
25th March 2020 @ 12:00 pm GMT
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Fernando Lopez