SUBMISSION OF INFORMATION ON SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY AND NOMINATION OF EXPERTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE OPEN-ENDED ONLINE FORUM ON SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY
Webinar: Overview of new and improved clearing-house features
Please join us for a demonstration of the new and recently improved clearing-house features, such as:
- improved email alerts
- search sub-filters and additional filtering options
- improved knowledge base and contextual help
- matrix search view
- exporting search results
- searching contacts and referenced records
- comparing records with an older version
- sharing draft records
This webinar is open to everyone, including both ABS Clearing-House and Biosafety Clearing-House users.
The webinar is scheduled to last about 45 minutes and will be held in English.
Please click on the link below to launch the webinar, which will start at 09:00am EST on 31 January 2023.
WEBINAR LAUNCH LINK - https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_MTBiNjZjMDEtZDMyNi00MzZkLWFjMjgtZjgyYmZjNTg2OGRh%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%220f9e35db-544f-4f60-bdcc-5ea416e6dc70%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%225970920f-0eb1-4c8c-b28e-2c70a860f54d%22%7d
Hope to see you there!
COP15: NATIONS ADOPT FOUR GOALS, 23 TARGETS FOR 2030 IN LANDMARK UN BIODIVERSITY AGREEMENT
Official CBD Press Release - 19 December 2022, Montreal
Nearing the conclusion of a sometimes fractious two-week meeting, nations of the world today agreed on a historic package of measures deemed critical to addressing the dangerous loss of biodiversity and restoring natural ecosystems.
Convened under UN auspices, chaired by China, and hosted by Canada, the 15th Conference of Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity adopted the “Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework” (GBF), including four goals and 23 targets for achievement by 2030.
Read more: COP15: NATIONS ADOPT FOUR GOALS, 23 TARGETS FOR 2030 IN LANDMARK UN BIODIVERSITY AGREEMENT
COP15: FINAL TEXT OF KUNMING-MONTREAL GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY FRAMEWORK
Official CBD Press Release - 22 December 2022, Montreal
Read more: COP15: FINAL TEXT OF KUNMING-MONTREAL GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY FRAMEWORK
UNEP/GEF approves the Regional Biosafety Project for Asia
In 04 July 2022, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) received a formal letter from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) informing about the approval of the Project Information Sheet for the multi-year, multi-country Regional Biosafety Project for Asia and a grant amounting to $1,093,186 for the development/preparation of a full project proposal.
Read more: UNEP/GEF approves the Regional Biosafety Project for Asia