Stop the Uncontrolled Spread of Genetically Engineered Organisms: EU Countries Should Take the Lead

A broad coalition of organisations is calling on COP-MOP7 to take decisive action to stop the uncontrolled spread of genetically engineered organisms into the environment. In particular, EU Member States are urged to take the lead. […]

Unintentional transboundary movements of LMOs

TWN submission on unintentional transboundary movements of LMOs highlights important considerations for determining the scope and elements of possible guidance or tools that may facilitate appropriate responses by Parties to the Biosafety Protocol. […]

Socio-economic Considerations in GMO Decision-making

This TWN Biosafety Briefing provides some insights on the basic questions of what, why, when and how to include socio-economic considerations in GMO decision-making. […]

Relief as Parties to the Biosafety Protocol adopt key decisions

TWN report on the outcomes of the Sixth Meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety […]

Socio-Economic Considerations under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety – Insights for Effective Implementation

This briefing provides insights for effective implementation of the Cartagena Protocol provision on socio-economic considerations. […]

The AHTEG Guidance on Risk Assessment of LMOs

This briefing on the AHTEG Guidance of Risk Assessment of LMOs explains the strengths of the Guidance, including that for the monitoring of LMOs released into the environment. […]

Some Key Issues for COP-MOP6

An overview of some of the key issues on the agenda for COP-MOP6 and what steps need to be taken to ensure effective implementation of the Cartagena Protocol. […]

Report of COP-MOP5: Biosafety Protocol Steps Forward

TWN report on the outcomes of COP-MOP5, which met in Nagoya, Japan from 11-15 October 2010. […]

Analysis of the Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress

This article analyzes the Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and highlights the implementation challenges. […]

Biosafety Protocol: A South African Perspective

The Biosafety Protocol lags far behind the biosafety challenges faced by developing countries such as South Africa, argues Mariam Mayet of the ACB. […]