Joint-checklist and Summary of Tools and Resources on Access to Information, Public Awareness, Education and Public Participation

The secretariats of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and the Aarhus Convention have jointly developed two documents relevant to access to information, public awareness, education and public participation in the context of GMOs. […]

The Critical Role of Civil Society in Biosafety

This TWN article for Biosafety Protocol News outlines the critical role that civil society has played and continues to play in global and national biosafety discussions, as well as the challenges that remain. […]

Amendment to the Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-Making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters

The amendment to the Aarhus Convention concerning public participation in decision-making on genetically modified organisms was adopted at the second meeting of the Parties to the Convention in September 2005. […]

Public Participation and the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

This study looks at public participation in the development of National Biosafety Frameworks. […]

Participación Pública en la Implementación del Protocolo de Bioseguridad

A discussion on public participation in the context of the Biosafety Protocol. […]

Public Participation in the Implementation of the Biosafety Protocol

A discussion on public participation in the context of the Biosafety Protocol. […]

Public participation in national biotechnology policy and biosafety regulation

This paper considers the challenges entailed in applying the principles and methods of public participation to national and international policy processes. […]