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|Genève, Suisse (3 juillet 2014) – Le Traité International sur les ressources phytogénétiques pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture a célébré, à Genève aujourd’hui, son dixième anniversaire depuis son entrée en vigueur le 29 juin 2004.|
|Geneva, Switzerland (3 July 2014) – The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture celebrated its 10th birthday since its entry-into-force on 29 June 2004 in Geneva today. The event highlighted the pivotal role of the International Treaty in ensuring future global food security, farmers’ rights, sustainable agriculture, and fair and equitable benefit-sharing arising from the use of plant genetic resources.|
L’objet de cette notification est d’inviter les Parties Contractantes à échanger avec le Secrétariat toute information relative aux actions ou aux activités prévues ou entreprises par votre pays en réponse aux invitations formulées par l’Organe directeur, afin de faire rapport sur ces activités à la sixième session de l’Organe directeur qui se tiendra en 2015. Date limite: 15 octobre 2014.
El propósito de esta notificación es invitar a las Partes Contratantes a compartir con la secretaría cualquier información relevante sobre accione so actividades planeadas o llevadas a cabo en su país en respuesta a la invitación realizada por el Órgano Rector, para poder informar sobre las mismas en la Sexta reunión del Órgano Rector que se celebrará en el 2015. La fecha límite es el 15 de Octubre de 2014.
The purpose of this Notification is to invite Contracting Parties to share with the Secretariat any relevant information on any actions or activities planned or undertaken by your country in response to the invitations made by the Governing Body, in order to report on those activities to the Sixth Session of the Governing Body to be held in 2015. Deadline 15 October 2014. Deadline: 15 October 2014.
This is the Final Report of the Fifth Session of the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture which was held in Muscat, Oman, from 24 to 28 September 2013 at the Al Bustan Palace Hotel. The Resolutions can be found as separate files on the Treaty website.
This addendum contains information on a submission received by the Secretariat in September 2013 from La Via Campesina regarding a collection of case studies and stories published in May with the title “La Via Campesina: Our seeds, Our Future”.
This document compiles the views and experiences on the implementation of Farmers’ Rights, as set up in Article 9 of the International Treaty, submitted by Contracting Parties and other relevant organizations, according to the request made by the Governing Body to the Secretary of the Treaty at its Fourth Session. The Secretary received all submissions contained in this document before 10 April 2013. The submissions of three Contracting Parties and eleven international organizations have been inserted in this compilation, in the form and language in which they were received. Minor editorial changes include the full rendering of acronyms and the correction of spelling. Some submissions received reflect the results of meetings held by Contracting Parties and stakeholders regarding the implementation of Farmers’ Rights with policy-makers, farmers, researchers and Non-Governmental Organizations.
This document compiles the submissions received from Contracting Parties, other governments and relevant institutions and organizations on how to improve sustainable use of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture, including on sectoral policies and best practices for sustainable agriculture. All submissions included in this document were received by the Secretary before 15 March 2013. Four submissions are reproduced in this compilation in the language in which they were received. Minor editorial changes include the full rendering of acronyms and the correction of spelling.