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COP14: Side event on challenges and opportunities for research and private sector investment

COP14: Side event on challenges and opportunities for research and private sector investment

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.

Agenda:

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.

View recording here

 


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