In the framework of the Fourteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP-14), on November 19th, 2018 the UNDP-GEF Global ABS Project “Strengthening human resources, legal frameworks, and institutional capacities to implement the Nagoya Protocol” held a side event to facilitate discussions and experience-sharing among government officials, private sector and researchers involved in the use of genetic resources. This activity was live streamed via GotoWebinar.
Alejandro Lago, UNDP-GEF Global ABS Project Manager;
Javier Pedreño, CEO of ALXERION;
Mutsuaki Suzuki, Director of the National Institute on Genetics of Japan;
Marina Hernandez, Nagoya Protocol National Focal Point for the Ministry of Environment of Dominican Republic;
EL Khitma EL Awad Mohammed, Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources (HCENR) of Sudan;
Elena Makeyeva, Nagoya Protocol National Focal Point for the National Coordination Centre for Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-Sharing (ABS NCC), Institute of Genetics and Cytology of Belarus
Fernando López, Project Associate UNDP-GEF Global ABS Project UNV component;
Santiago Carrizosa, UNDP Global Advisor on ABS.