Session of the Contact Group for the Revision of the International
Undertaking on Plant Genetic Resources (IU)
: Monday 23 : Tuesday
24 : Wednesday 25 : Thursday 26 :
Friday 27 : Saturday
On Thursday, 26 April, the Contact Group
continued discussions on Article 12 (Facilitated Access) of the
Chair's simplified text, specifically focusing on sub-provisions
Article 12.2 and 12.4, as well as a developing country proposal on
remuneration for commercialization of PGRFA not used for purposes
of research, breeding and training for food and agriculture.
Delegates also addressed outstanding issues in Article 18
(Financial Resources), including sub-provisions Article 18.1,
18.4(c), 18.4(e) and 18.5. Technical groups on the list of crops,
legal matters and definitions met in afternoon and evening
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