Opening for Signature of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources

The Convention on Biodiversity released the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity to open for signature by Parties to the Convention at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 2 February 2011 until 1 February 2012. The Protocol is available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish languages. To download, visit


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