Protocols and Conventions

Cartagena protocol on biosafety to the convention on biological diversity - text and annexes.

The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity is an international treaty governing the movements of living modified organisms (LMOs) resulting from modern biotechnology from one country to another. It was adopted on 29 January 2000 as a supplementary agreement to the Convention on Biological Diversity and entered into force on 11 September 2003.

Nagoya - Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol of Liability and Redress EN

The Supplementary Protocol adopts an administrative approach to addressing response measures in the event of damage or sufficient likelihood of damage to the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity resulting from living modified organisms that find their origin in transboundary movements.