A Successful BCH Asia Family
A Successful BCH Asia Family2016-12-14
As a testament to the spirit of camaraderie and cooperation in Asia aiming to strengthen the implementation of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, the side event shall highlight the history and milestones which led to the development of the Asia BCH Road Map, while at the same time showcasing the beauty and diversity of the region. The Road Map, which was finalized during the “Fourth Asia BCH Regional Workshop” in 2015 in Nanjing, China, outlines the plans and goals of Asian Parties in the next five years (2016-2020) to further its compliance with the Cartagena Protocol, build capacity towards effective participation to the BCH, promote public awareness, education and information, and enhance regional networking and cooperation. Through this event, the aspiration to unite Asia towards the common goal of full compliance to the Cartagena Protocol, shall be effectively conveyed to the participants. Considered to be a first of its kind, the vision of “One Asia BCH Family” shall further empower Parties in Asia and serve as a model and inspiration to other regions.
CBD page: https://www.cbd.int/side-events/1786
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