8-12 December 2014 Montevideo, Uruguay
Latin America Sub-regional Capacity-Building Workshop on Biosafety

Organized by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the goal of this workshop is to enhance the capacity of Parties in the Latin American sub-region to advance the implementation of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and its Nagoya – Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress through effective integration of biosafety into National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plans (NBSAPs) and national development plans in line with the Strategic Plan for the Protocol and the relevant Aichi Biodiversity Targets. It also aims to increase the capacity of Parties to identify and mobilize sufficient and predictable resources for the implementation of the Protocol and facilitate public awareness, education and participation concerning the safe transfer, handling and use of living modified organisms (LMOs).  

dates: 8-12 December 2014  
location: Montevideo, Uruguay  
contact: CBD Secretariat  
phone: +1 514 288 2220  
fax: +1 514 288 6588  
e-mail: secretariat@cbd.org  
www: http://www.cbd.int/doc/?meeting=BSRWMB-LAC-01  

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