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Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms for Direct Use as Food, Feed, or for Processing (FFP) | Webinar presentation

Mr. Pisey Oum, with 15 years of experience implementing the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and handling biosafety regulations on a national level in Cambodia, made this presentation during the NBSAP Forum webinar session on the 15th Anniversary of the Entry into Force of Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.

For more information on the webinar session, please click here. Watch this recording and all other NBSAP Forum sessions in the NBSAP Forum Youtube channel.


Building upon the success of the Global Youth Biodiversity Network (GYBN) 2017 series of Capacity-Building Workshops and thanks to generous support from the Japan Biodiversity Fund, the European Commission, the CBD Secretariat, the African Wildlife Foundation, Engajamundo and the Telangana Forest

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UN Biodiversity Lab | Regional Orientation Webinar | Asia

We are excited to announce that the regional inception workshop on the UN Biodiversity Lab for Asia will take place on 29 August 2018! By the end of 2018, Parties are required to submit a Sixth National Report (6NR), and will need to use data and indicators to assess their progress.

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Legal Framework for Protected Areas: Philippines I IUCN

This paper examines the National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS) Act of 1992 (Republic
Act No. 7586) by looking into its legislative history, the legal and policy implications of its provisions,
the changes the law has undergone since its enactment, and the pertinent issues concerning its
implementation. The problems that are identified in this study essentially concern inconsistencies and
overlaps between the NIPAS Act and other related laws which in turn create confusion regarding the
powers and responsibilities of particular institutions.

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