VIII MEETING OF THE CONFERENCE OF THE PARTIES SERVING AS THE MEETING OF THE PARTIES (COP-MOP) TO THE CARTAGENA PROTOCOL

The Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol (COP- MOP), pursuant to art. 29 of the Protocol, examines and promotes the implementation of the Protocol, and, where appropriate, consider and adopt amendments, make recommendations, establishes subsidiary bodies, interacts with the competent international organizations and intergovernmental and non-governmental bodies.
The first meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP-MOP 1) took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, (23-27 February 2004). The following meetings were repeated annually until 2006, and then every two years until the COP-MOP 7, which was held in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea from 29 Settember to 3 October 2014.  

The next meeting (COP-MOP 8) took place in Cancun, from 4 to 17 December 2016.

Agenda and official documents of the COP-MOP 8 of the Cartagena Protocol.

 

 

CAPACITY-BUILDING COURSES 2014

In compliance with Article 22 of the Cartagena Protocol, relating to capacity-building, also in the current year the Polytechnic University of Marche and International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, in collaboration with Italian Ministry for Enviroment, for the Protection of the Territory and the Sea, have organized the following courses:

Polytechnic University of Marche  - eighth edition of UNIVPM/UNIDO E-Biosafety Master Summer ON CAMPUS,  23-27 June 2014;

International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology  - Training Workshop ''Risk Assessment: Role of Science in GMO Decision-making".