At its ninth meeting, the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (COP-MOP 9) decided to develop a specific post-2020 Implementation Plan for the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety that is anchored in and complementary to the post-2020 global biodiversity framework, and requested the Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to facilitate the development of its elements. Parties to the Cartagena Protocol requested the Executive Secretary to prepare a draft Implementation Plan for the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, based on submissions from Parties and stakeholders, and to convene open-ended online discussions on the draft.
The open-ended online discussions are tentatively planned for 8-19 July 2019. Outcomes will be considered by the 13th meeting of the Liaison Group on the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and subsequently by the third meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation (SBI).
dates: 8-19 July 2019