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Second Meeting of the Open-ended Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization (ICNP-2)
ICNP 2 plenary discussed procedural issues and draft recommendations on: guidance for the financial mechanism; resource mobilization; awareness raising; and the ABS clearing-house. Two contact groups addressed a global multilateral benefit-sharing mechanism and compliance.
Paper mâché at the convention center depicting a maharajah parade.
Gurdial Singh, Malaysia
Boukar Attari, Niger
Marcal Gusmao, Timor Leste
Dais during the morning plenary session.
Birthe Ivars, Norway
Samuel Dieme, Senegal
Boniface Soumayila Bancé, Burkina Faso
Co-Chairs Fernando Casas, Colombia, and Janet Lowe, New Zealand, in a discussion with the CBD Secretariat and Gurdial Singh, Malaysia.
Søren Mark Jensen, EU
Teresa Dolores Cruz Sardiñas, Cuba
Didier Dogley, Seychelles
View of the afternoon plenary session.
L-R: Yibin Xiang, CBD Secretariat; Chee Yoke Ling, Third World Network (TWN); and Liu Guozhi, China
L-R: Leonard Hirsch, US, in a conversation with Carlos Roberto de Carvalho Fonseca, Brazil.
Delegates from Africa consulting.
Delegates in informal consultations regarding priorities for funding by the GEF.
Delegates from Africa consulting on the guidance to the financial mechanism.
Delegates from the Caribbean.
Delegates from the Republic of Korea.
Suhel Al-Janabi, Germany, speaking with delegates from the Southern African Delopment Community (SADC) countries.
Contact Group on the Global Multilateral Benefit-Sharing Mechanism
L-R: Kathryn Garforth, CBD Secretariat; Contact Group Co-Chair Andrew Bignell, New Zealand; Contact Group Co-Chair Gurdial Singh, Malaysia; and Lyle Glowka, CBD Secretariat
View of the contact group session on the global multilateral benefit-sharing mechanism.
Side Event: From Access to Utilization Paradigm Shifts Induced by the Nagoya Protocol
Presented by the Berne Declaration, Church Development Service,
Edward Hammond, TWN (center), making a presentation on recent biopiracy cases.