Partners from Benin and Madagascar participate in a side event during the CBD COP 13
In December 2016, project partners organized and participated in a side event during the COP 13 of the Convention on Biological Diversity in Cancun, Mexico, entitled ‘Mutually Supportive Implementation of the Plant Treaty and the Nagoya protocol’. During the event, panelists presented progress and plans on mutually supportive national-level implementation of the International Treaty’s multilateral system and the Nagoya Protocol in different countries.
Partners from the project participating as panelists included Naritiana Rakotoniaina Ranaivoson (National Focal Point of the CBD/NP in Madagascar), Kathryn Garforth (from the Secretariat of the CBD, Kent Nadozie (from the Secretariat of the International Treaty), Andreas Drews (from the ABS Capacity Initiative), and Michael Halewood (from Bioversity International).
More information about the event is available in the flyer of the event