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The following is from the socioeconomics portal at the Conventional of Biological Diversity and the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety. You can access the discussion here


The Secretariat issued notification 2013-008 on socio-economic considerations (Article 26 of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety). The notification outlines the inter-sessional activities that need to be undertaken in accordance with COP-MOP 6 decision BS-VI/13. These activities involve convening: (i) online discussion groups; (ii) regional real-time online conferences; and (iii) an ad hoc expert group meeting. They are intended to be carried out in accordance with this timetable.