biosafety framework Articles

  • Latin American biosafety regulatory framework

    Biotechnology is viewed as a second biological revolution at the turn of the century leading to research applications in various spheres of human activity ranging from farming and health to environmental protection to mining. All these have economic implications. Developing countries, such as the Latin American countries, have problems translating research results into applications leading to ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Negotiating liability under biosafety protocol

    The issue of redress and liability under the biosafety protocol remained one of the contentious and unresolved issues from the onset of the negotiations. During the negotiations, this issue gave rise to considerable debate and disagreement between negotiating countries. This paper aims to analyse the debate in the context of the ongoing work of the Open-Ended Ad Hoc group of legal and technical ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Lessons learned in the management of multilateral climate negotiations

    In 2009 world attention was focused on the United Nations Climate Summit in Copenhagen (Conference of Parties – COP 15), which for many held the promise of a first-ever comprehensive global accord that would place meaningful limits on greenhouse gas emissions. That event ended in failure, and the world was left not only without an agreement, but six more years of frustratingly ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Electronics sector looks to tackle tensions in a globalising world

    Recent EU Directives on waste electronic goods and hazardous substances are leading to tensions with developing countries which export equipment. The global electronics supply chain is now forming an important testing ground for a new initiative on sustainable trade and innovation aimed at overcoming accusations of environmental protectionism. The initiative encapsulates some of the conflicts ...

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