Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-sharing

This category includes courses and e-learning modules related to the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization (ABS) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The Protocol, a supplementary agreement to the Convention on Biological Diversity, provides a transparent legal framework for the effective implementation of one of the three objectives of the CBD: the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising out of the utilization of genetic resources.

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In collaboration with the International Development Law Organization and with the support of the Japan Biodiversity Fund, the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity developed this e-learning course to support the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol. The course is comprised of eight modules covering the core requirements of the Protocol and the key considerations and options available for the design and implementation of ABS frameworks, based on country experiences and lessons learned.

En collaboration avec l’Organisation internationale de droit du développement (OIDD), et avec le soutien financier du Fonds japonais pour la biodiversité, le Secrétariat de la Convention sur la diversité biologique a élaboré un cours en ligne afin d’appuyer la mise en œuvre du Protocole de Nagoya à l’échelle nationale. Ce cours comprend huit modules de formation détaillant les exigences de base du Protocole et les considérations clés et les options disponibles, sur la base des expériences des différents pays et des leçons tirées jusqu’à présent.  

In collaboration with the International Development Law Organization and with the support of the Japan Biodiversity Fund, the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity developed this e-learning course to support the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol. The course is comprised of eight modules covering the core requirements of the Protocol and the key considerations and options available for the design and implementation of ABS frameworks, based on country experiences and lessons learned.