Last updated: 30/06/2016

Notifications



09/06/2016 - NCP GB7-009 DOIs Consultation

Update and inputs for the implementation of the Global Information System

Contracting Parties, Individuals concerned, National Focal Points
Contracting Parties, Individuals concerned, National Focal Points

The purpose of this notification is to update you on the recent developments related to the implementation of the Global Information System and invite interested Contracting Parties and Stakeholders to participate in a technical consultation process.

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01/06/2016 - NCP GB7-008- FRs EC

Electronic Consultation on Farmers’ Rights

Contracting Parties, Individuals concerned, National Focal Points
Contracting Parties, Individuals concerned, National Focal Points

The Secretariat of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture is pleased to announce the opening of the Electronic Consultation on the Implementation of Article 9 - Farmers’ Rights.

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02/05/2016 - NCP GB7-007 Compliance

Reporting on Compliance

Contracting Parties, National Focal Points
Contracting Parties, National Focal Points

The purpose of this notification is to announce that, following the guidance provided by the Governing Body at its Sixth Session through Resolution 6/2015, the Secretariat has set up an Online Reporting System to facilitate the submission of information on Compliance.

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28/04/2016 - NCP GB7-006 MYPOW inputs

Inputs on the Multi-Year Programme of Work of the International Treaty

Contracting Parties, National Focal Points
Contracting Parties, National Focal Points

I am pleased to inform you that at its Sixth Session the Governing Body welcomed the proposal contained in the documentation as the basis for the further development of a Multi-Year Programme of Work of the International Treaty (MYPOW) and, through Resolution 13/2015, requested the Secretary to develop, with inputs from Contracting Parties, a MYPOW for the 2018-2025 period.

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23/03/2016 - 003-GB7 Inputs on Sustainable Use of PGRFA

Submission of information relating to the implementation of Article 6 of the Treaty: Sustainable use of Plant Genetic Resources

Contracting Parties, Individuals concerned, International relevant organizations, National Focal Points, Observers
Contracting Parties, Individuals concerned, International relevant organizations, National Focal Points, Observers

I have the honour to draw your attention to Resolution 4/2015, “Implementation of Article 6, Sustainable Use of Plant Genetic Resources for food and agriculture”, adopted by the Sixth Session of the Governing Body of the International Treaty (Rome, Italy, 5-9 October 2015).

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17/03/2016 - GB7 – 005- Farmers’ Rights Consultation

Announcement of the Global Consultation on Farmers’ Rights, 27-30 September 2016, Indonesia, and invitation for contributions

Contracting Parties, Individuals concerned, International relevant organizations, National Focal Points, Non-Contracting Parties
Contracting Parties, Individuals concerned, International relevant organizations, National Focal Points, Non-Contracting Parties

I have the honour to refer to Resolution 5/2015, Implementation of Article 9, Farmers’ Rights, adopted by the Governing Body at its Sixth Session in October 2015, whereby the Governing Body, inter alia, “request[ed] the Secretariat to engage Contracting Parties and relevant organizations to take initiatives to gather information at national, regional and global levels for exchanging views, experiences and best practices on the implementation of Farmers’ Rights as set out in Article 9 of the International Treaty.”

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15/02/2016 - NCP GB7-004 Working Group

Invitation to send inputs and reports - Fifth Meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group to Enhance the Functioning of the Multilateral System of Access and Benefit-Sharing

Contracting Parties, International relevant organizations, Non-Contracting Parties
Contracting Parties, International relevant organizations, Non-Contracting Parties

I have the honour to solicit relevant written inputs and reports as contribution to the work of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group to Enhance the Functioning of the Multilateral System of Access and Benefit-Sharing.

Deadline: 15 April 2016

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01/02/2016 - NCP GB7-002 – ITPGRFA – UPOV/WIPO

Update on the process for identification of possible areas of interrelations between the International Treaty and relevant instruments of UPOV and WIPO

Contracting Parties, Individuals concerned, International relevant organizations, National Focal Points, Non-Contracting Parties, Observers

The purpose of this notification is to provide an update on the process for the identification of possible areas of interrelations between the Treaty, especially its Article 9 on Farmers’ Rights, and relevant instruments of UPOV and WIPO, following the successful conclusion of the Sixth Session of the Governing Body.

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