Biodiv Sci ›› 2014, Vol. 22 ›› Issue (5): 677-681.DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1003.2014.14164

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Review the progress of negotiations of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing

Chunxin Zang1, Lei Cai2, Xiao Guan1, Jing Xu1, Junsheng Li1,*()   

  1. 1 State Key Laboratory of Environmental Criteria and Risk Assessment, Chinese Academy of Environmental Sciences, Beijing 100012
    2 Department of Nature and Ecology Conservation, Ministry of Environmental Protection of China, Beijing 100035
  • Received:2014-09-02 Accepted:2014-09-27 Online:2014-09-20 Published:2014-10-09
  • Contact: Li Junsheng

Abstract:

Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Sharing from Their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity was adopted by the 10th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity is a milestone document. The Nagoya Protocol enters into force on 12 October 2014. This paper reviews the negotiations of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol on the compliance mechanism, global multilateral benefit-sharing mechanism, the access and benefits sharing clearing-house and information-sharing, awareness-raising and capacity of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol on access and benefit-sharing and gives suggestions for related work in next steps.

Key words: Convention on Biological Diversity, Nagoya Protocol, access and benefit-sharing