Last updated: 24/05/2016

Notifications



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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04/12/2015 - NCP GB7-001 Nominations

Nominations for intersessional committees

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

The purpose of this notification is to invite Contracting Parties to consult at national and regional level on the remaining nominations and submit them to the Secretariat through their respective regional vice-chairperson.

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20/08/2015 - GB6-041 CBD COP-12 Decision XII

Implementation of decision XII/6 A of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity on cooperation with other Conventions

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

Request for submissions of views and suggestions on the Party-driven process to enhance synergies and improve efficiency among the biodiversity-related conventions

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