Last updated: 23/04/2014

Notifications



08/04/2014 - GB6-014

Announcement of the First meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group to Enhance the Functioning of the Multilateral System of Access and Benefit-Sharing

Contracting Parties, Individuals concerned, International relevant organizations, National Focal Points, Observers, Permanent Mission accredited to FAO
Non-Contracting Parties

I have the honour to announce that the First Meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group to Enhance the Functioning of the Multilateral System of Access and Benefit-Sharing (Working Group) will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 14 to 16 May 2014. Arrangements are being made to allow delegates and stakeholders to hold regional and inter-regional consultations on 13 May 2014.

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21/03/2014 - GB6-013

Inputs for the Consultation on the Global Information System on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (COGIS-PGRFA)

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

I have the honour to draw your attention to the opportunity to provide relevant available information as contribution to the work of the Consultation on the Global Information System on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (COGIS-PGRFA) established by the Governing Body at its Fifth Session by Resolution 10/2013. Deadline: 10 July 2014.

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07/03/2014 - GB6-011

Information relating to the implementation on Article 6 of the Treaty: Sustainable use of Plant Genetic Resources

Contracting Parties, National Focal Points
International relevant organizations, Observers

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 September 2014.

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07/03/2014 - GB6-012

Call for Proposals 2014: Benefit-sharing Fund

Contracting Parties, Individuals concerned, International relevant organizations, National Focal Points, Observers, Permanent Mission accredited to FAO
Non-Contracting Parties

Any governmental or non-governmental organization, including farmers and farmers’ organizations, genebanks and research institutions, as well as regional and international organizations, based in eligible countries that are Contracting Parties to the International Treaty, may apply for grants under the Third Call for Proposal of the Benefit-sharing Fund until 5 May 2014, 24:00 Rome time.

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26/02/2014 - GB6-010

Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group to Enhance the Functioning of the Multilateral System of Access and Benefit-Sharing

Contracting Parties, International relevant organizations, National Focal Points, Non-Contracting Parties, Observers, Permanent Mission accredited to FAO

I have the honour to solicit relevant available information 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: 25 April 2014.

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24/02/2014 - GB6-009

Call for Nominations to Participate in the Second Workshop for the Strengthening of the Capacities of National Programs on Plant Genetic Resources in Latin America (CAPFITOGEN)

Individuals concerned, National Focal Points, Permanent Mission accredited to FAO

The Secretariat of the International Treaty is pleased to announce the call for nominations to participate in the Second Workshop for the Strengthening of the Capacities of National Programs on Plant Genetic Resources in Latin America (CAPFITOGEN) to be held in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina (Brazil), during the second week of May 2014. Deadline: 24 March 2014.

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06/02/2014 - GB6-008

Call for Funding of the Special Funds in connection with Activities foreseen under the Work Programme and Budget 2014-15

Contracting Parties, International relevant organizations, National Focal Points, Permanent Mission accredited to FAO

The purpose of this notification is to inform Contracting Parties of the current depletion of funds and to invite them to make contributions to the Special Funds in support of the implementation of the Work Programme for 2014-15. An early response to this Notification will facilitate the planning of the implementation of the Programme of Work.

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05/02/2014 - GB6-007

Work Programme and Budget 2014-15 Contributions due to the Core Administrative Budget and amounts due to the Working Capital Reserve

Contracting Parties, National Focal Points, Permanent Mission accredited to FAO
Resolution 13/2013 of the 5th Session of the Governing Body

The purpose of this Notification is to invite Contracting Parties to make their contributions to the Core Administrative Budget and Working Capital Reserve in support of the implementation of the Work Programme for 2014-15, as soon as possible.

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