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Fifth Meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity Conference of the Parties Serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (COP/MOP 5)

11-15 October 2010 | Nagoya, Japan
 
Highlights for Monday, 11 October 2010
 
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CBD Secretariat

A group of children from Aichi Prefecture presented to the Plenary handmade wooden nameplates crafted by the Lumberkids Program, which seeks to increase awareness about forest and biodiversity conservation.
 
The fifth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (COP/MOP 5) opened in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, on Monday, 11 October. In the morning plenary, delegates heard opening statements and reports on the Compliance Committee, financial mechanisms and resources, cooperation administration and budgetary matters, and liability and redress. In the afternoon, delegates convened in two working groups (WGs). WG I addressed compliance, transit of LMOs, assessment and review, and monitoring and reporting. WG II considered the Biosafety Clearing-House (BCH) and capacity building.
 
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L-R: Dais during the opening plenary of COP/MOP 5 with Takashi Kawamura, Mayor of Nagoya; Michihiko Kano, Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan; Wolfgang Köhler, Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection of Germany and COP/MOP 4 President; Hidenori Murakami, Japan; Masaaki Kanda, Governor of Aichi Prefecture; and CBD Executive Secretary Ahmed Djoghlaf.

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Masaaki Kanda, Governor of Aichi Prefecture, said that biodiversity conservation should be embraced and owned by people all over the world.

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Michihiko Kano, Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan, called for capacity building for Protocol's implementation.

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Wolfgang Köhler, Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection of Germany and COP/MOP 4 President, noted that the time was right to adopt and sign decisions to be agreed upon.

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Michihiko Kano, Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan, receiving the gavel from Wolfgang Köhler, Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection of Germany and COP/MOP 4 President, as a symbol of handing over the COP/MOP presidency to Japan.

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CBD Executive Secretary Ahmed Djoghlaf lauded the agreement reached on liability and redress.

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Takashi Kawamura, Mayor of Nagoya, gratefully acknowledged that the supplementary protocol on liability and redress will be co-named after his city.

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Chair Kano and CBD Executive Secretary Ahmed Djoghlaf received wooden nameplates from the youth representatives of Aichi Prefecture.

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Jürg Bally, Switzerland, reported on the Compliance Committee.

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Volodymyr Domashlinets, Ukraine, speaking for Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), stressed compliance, capacity building, and improvements to the financial mechanism.

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Mark Zimsky, Global Environment Facility (GEF), reported on support provided for the Protocol’s implementation.

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René Lefeber (the Netherlands), Co-Chair, Group of Friends of the Co-Chairs on Liability and Redress.

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Jimena Nieto (Colombia), Co-Chair, Group of Friends of the Co-Chairs on Liability and Redress presented the group’s report.

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WORKING GROUP I:
 
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View of Working Group I.

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Papa Maissa, Senegal

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Karma Nyedrup, Bhutan

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Darja Stanič Racman, Slovenia, Chair of WG I.

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L-R: Kathryn Garforth, CBD Secretariat; Working Group I Chair Racman; Worku Damena Yifru, CBD Secretariat; and Charles Gbedemah, Secretary of COP/MOP 5.

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L-R: Ed McIsaac and Andrew Williams, New Zealand

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José Luis Sutera, Argentina, in a discussion with Johannes Gnann, ENB.

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WORKING GROUP II:
 
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James Seyani, Malawi, Chair of WG II.

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Faamao Ualesi, Samoa

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Cecilia Mzau, Kenya

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View of WG II in session with Argentina's intervention on screen.

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Masamichi Saigo, Japan

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Ho-Min Jang, Republic of Korea

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Related Links
CBD resources
*CBD Secretariat
*Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety website
*Friends of the Co-Chairs meeting provisional agenda
*Friends of the Co-Chairs meeting annotated provisional agenda
*Draft Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress in the Context of the Biosafety Protocol (Annex I)
*COP-MOP 5 website
*COP-MOP 5 meeting documents
*COP-MOP 5 Provisional Agenda
*COP-MOP 5 Annotated Provisional Agenda

IISD RS resources
*IISD RS coverage of the Second Meeting of the Group of the Friends of the Co-Chairs on Liability and Redress in the Context of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (CPLR 2), 8-12 February 2010, Putrajaya, Malaysia
*IISD RS coverage of CPLR 1, 23-27 February 2009, Mexico City, Mexico
*IISD RS coverage of the Fifth Meeting of the Ad hoc Open-ended Working Group of Legal and Technical Experts on Liability and Redress in the context of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (WGLR 5), 12-19 March 2008, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
*IISD RS coverage of WGLR 4, 22-26 October 2007, Montréal, Canada
*IISD RS summary and analysis of WGLR 3, 19-23 February 2007, Montréal, Canada (HTML - PDF)
*IISD RS coverage of WGLR 2, 20-24 February 2006, Montréal, Canada
*IISD RS coverage of WGLR 1, 25-27 May 2005, Montréal, Canada
*IISD RS coverage of COP-MOP 4, 12-16 May 2008, Bonn, Germany
*IISD RS coverage of COP-MOP 3, 13-17 March 2006, Curitiba, Brazil
*IISD RS coverage of COP-MOP 2, 30 May - 3 June 2005, Montréal, Canada
*IISD RS coverage of COP-MOP 1, 23-27 February 2004, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
*IISD RS biodiversity and wildlife page
*Biodiversity-L - A mailing list for news on biodiversity and wildlife policy
*SIDS Policy and Practice - A Knowledgebase on the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States
*Linkages Update - Bi-weekly international environment and sustainable development news
*MEA Bulletin - Newsletter on key MEAs and their secretariats
*Climate-L.org - News and information on the actions of international organizations in responding to the problem of global climate change
*African Regional Coverage
*Latin America and Caribbean Regional Coverage
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