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  published: 09 Dec 2019

Video on Monitoring Utilization of Genetic Resources through the ABS Clearing-House Simply Explained
This short animated video clip explains monitoring the utilization of genetic resources through the ABS Clearing-House, including the role of competent national authorities, checkpoints and checkpoint communiques.
ABS Capacity Development Initiative; Convention on Biological Diversity
- Organization: ABS Capacity Development Initiative (ABS CDI)
ABS Capacity Development Initiative (ABS CDI)
Postfach 5180 - 65726 Eschborn,
Phone: +49 6196 79-0,
- Organization: Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD)
Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD)
UN and other specialized agency of the UN Common System
413. St-Jacques Street, Suite 800 Montreal, Quebec
H2Y 1N9,
Phone: +1(541)288-2220,
Fax: +1(514)288-6588,
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    All rights reserved. These videos have been jointly developed by the ABS Capacity Development Initiative (ABS CDI) in cooperation with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD), with all intellectual property rights owned by the ABS CDI and SCBD. They may be reproduced by any method without fee for any educational purposes, provided that the source is acknowledged. For copying in other circumstances or for reproduction in other publications, prior written permission must be granted from the copyright owner. Requests should be directed to the SCBD at
    • 16. Nagoya Protocol on ABS
      • Key area 1: Capacity to implement and to comply with the obligation of the Protocol
      • 1.7 Developing mechanisms to monitor the utilization of genetic resources, including the designation of checkpoints
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