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. […]

Biosafety Protocol Steps Forward

Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety held their fifth meeting (COP-MOP5) in Nagoya, Japan from 11-15 October 2010. This is a TWN report of the key COP-MOP5 outcomes. […]

New Treaty on Liability for GMO Damage is Born

This TWN paper is a report of the 4th meeting of the Group of the Friends of the Co-Chairs on Liability and Redress in the Context of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, where a Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress was completed. […]

AHTEG Roadmap for Risk Assessment

This paper highlights the significance and importance of the AHTEG Roadmap for Risk Assessment and its contribution in providing Parties sound guidance to implement Annex III of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety […]

Treaty on Liability for GMO Damage Closer to Completion

A TWN report on the outcomes of the meeting of the Friends of the Co-Chairs on Liability and Redress in the Context of the Bioafety Protocol in Kuala Lumpur in June 2010. […]

Imminent Threat of Damage from GMOs

A TWN briefing on the concept of imminent threat of damage, an issue under negotiations on Liability and Redress in the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety. […]

Financial Security:The Example of the Philippine Environmental Guarantee Fund

A TWN briefing on financial security under the Cartagena Protocol on BIosafety: a Philippines Case […]

TWN Comments on Draft Civil Liability Guidelines

TWN’s comments on the draft civil liability guidelines prepared by the ‘Group of Friends of the Co-Chairs on liability and redress in the context of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety’ (GFCC). […]

Negotiations on Liability and Redress for LMO Damage Inch Forward: International Treaty in Sight

The Friends of the Co-Chairs Group on Liability and Redress in the Context of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety held its second meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 8-12 February 2010. This is a TWN report of the meeting. […]

Some Progress in Meeting on Liability and Redress for GMOs

Parties to the UN Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, in February 2009, have agreed that a legally-binding Supplementary Protocol will be developed on liability and redress for damage from GMOs. […]