ABSCH | Access and Benefit-Sharing Clearing-House

The Access and Benefit-Sharing Clearing-House (ABSCH) is a platform for exchanging information on ABSCH and a key tool for facilitating the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol.

Announcements 15 records

ABSCH IAC Informal Advisory Committee meeting report posted!

04 Feb 2020

ABS PROCEDURES WEBINAR Webinars on publishing ABS rules and procedures to be held in February 2020. SIGN UP NOW!

08 Jan 2020

Now available in Russian! Video: Monitoring the Utilization of Genetic Resources under the Nagoya Protocol Simply Explained

09 Dec 2019

Capacity-building workshop held in Bonn, Germany from 30 September to 2 October 2019. The Global Workshop on Monitoring the Utilization of Genetic Resources under the Nagoya Protocol

09 Dec 2019

Tips for governments Tips to effectively communicate your national information on the ABS Clearing-House

24 May 2019

new common format ABS Procedures

13 Nov 2018

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About the Nagoya Protocol

The Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity is an international agreement which aims at sharing the benefits arising from the utilization of genetic resources in a fair and equitable way, including by appropriate access to genetic resources and by appropriate transfer of relevant technologies, taking into account all rights over those resources and to technologies, and by appropriate funding, thereby contributing to the conservation of biological diversity and the sustainable use of its components. read more at: www.cbd.int/abs

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