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Preparatory workshop for African delegates to the COP- MOP5. 25- 27 th August 2010 Nairobi, Kenya. Workshop objectives. The workshop justification o bserved incoherence and lack of preparedness of African delegates in international negotiations

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workshop objectives
Workshop objectives
  • The workshop justification
    • observed incoherence and lack of preparedness of African delegates in international negotiations
    • impediments to getting an African position for a harmonized approach to implementation of the Cartagena Protocol
  • Major objective
    • To familiarize African delegates on Liability and Redress, and, risk assessment issues that will be decided upon at the MOP-5 meeting in October 2010, and build capacity for productive participation at the international event.
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Workshop objectives
  • Specific objectives
    • To share progress on implementation of the Cartagena Protocol and expose participants to the Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress
    • To create awareness about different approaches on Liability and Redress and their implications on Africa’s biotechnology development
    • To prepare country positions on Liability and Redress and other pending issues in the Protocol
    • To strengthen the mechanism for implementation of functional biosafety legislations and capacity for risk assessment in Africa
expected outcome
Expected outcome
  •  A strong mechanism for implementation of functional biosafety legislation that facilitates development and trade with biotech crops
  • Exploration of issues of high relevance to Africa and possible alignment with like-minded regions with similar socio-economic situations
meeting expectations
MEETING EXPECTATIONS
  • More informed and Africa to speak with one voice
  • Understanding the political interest behind Liability and Redress
  • Establish Networks
  • Biotech / Biosafety updates
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