Biotech Updates

Articles on Socio-economic Considerations in Biotech Regulation

December 21, 2016

In the November 2016 issue of Estey Journal of International Law and Trade Policy, three articles written by Stuart J. Smyth of the University of Saskatchewan and colleagues discuss the issue of socio-economic considerations in biotech regulation. One of the articles provides concise overviews of the most important international agreements regarding the possible socio-economic factors and offers a detailed discussion of the terms and commitments from the parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety that are considering the inclusion of socio-economic factors into their national regulatory biosafety frameworks.

Read more at the Journal of International Law and Trade Policy.