ABS for a green economy to beat air pollution and climate change
Aware that the protection and improvement of the human environment is a major issue, which affects the well-being of peoples and economic development throughout the world, the United Nations designated 5 June as World Environment Day. The celebration of this…
Workshop to increase understanding and knowledge on integration of ABS principles into national systems in Tajikistan
On May 17 – 18, in Dushanbe was held a two-day workshop concerning development of the political and legal frameworks according to provisions of the Nagoya Protocol on access to genetic resources (NP) and the best world practices in creation…
Uruguay aprobó la primera solicitud de acceso a recursos genéticos
Uruguay aprobó recientemente su primera solicitud de acceso a recurso genéticos, en cumplimiento del Protocolo de Nagoya. La autorización fue concedida exclusivamente para investigación con…
International Day for Biological Diversity: ABS nature based solutions for sustainable development on focus
The fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising out of the utilization of genetic resources is one of the three pillars of the Convention…
What does Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) mean?
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UNDP-GEF ABS around the world
There is a global ABS project with 24 countries and national ABS projects in 16 countries
UNDP-GEF Global ABS ProjectUNDP-GEF National ABS Project