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Title Legal Aspects of Implementing the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety : Biosafety Becomes Binding.
Imprint Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.


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Description 1 online resource (666 pages)
Note The Relationship between Risk Assessment and Precaution.
Available only to authorized UTEP users.
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Subject Convention on Biological Diversity (1992 June 5). Protocols, etc. (2000 January 29)
Convention on Biological Diversity (1992 June 5)
Biotechnology industries -- Law and legislation.
Biotechnology -- Safety measures.
Transgenic organisms industry -- Law and legislation.
Transgenic organisms industry -- Safety regulations.
Contents Contributors; Editors; Contributing Authors; Foreword; Preface; Dedication and Acknowledgements; Introduction; development of the cartagena protocol; sustainable development law and the cartagena protocol; Principle of Integration and Interrelationship; Principle of Sustainable Use of Natural Resources; Principle of Equity and the Eradication of Poverty; Principle of Common but Differentiated Responsibilities; Principle of the Precautionary Approach; Principle of Public Participation and Access to Information and Justice; Principle of Good Governance; Conclusion.
Biosafety becomes bindingpart I Essentials of Biosafety and Sustainable Development Law; 1 Biosafety, the Cartagena Protocol, and Sustainable Development; context; the cartagena protocol and the three pillars of sustainable development; Environment; Society; Economy; conclusion; 2 Implementing Sustainable Development through National Biosafety Frameworks; the UNEP-GEF biosafety project; providing a clear and precise structure for NBFS and draft legislation; Implementing a Systematic Approach in Designing NBFs; Complementing the NBF with a Bibliography, Tables, and Diagrams.
Sustainable development aspects of NBFSA Partnership for the Safe Use of Modern Biotechnology; Obligations of Developing Countries Relating to the Cartagena Protocol; Developing Countries' Expectations of the Cartagena Protocol and the Biosafety Clearing-House; How Countries Developed Their NBFs to Meet SD Policy Goals; A Comprehensive National Policy on Biosafety; A System or Framework to Ensure the Safe Use of Modern Biotechnology; Centralising Document Management Relating to the Use of LMOs; Decision-Making Process for Risk Evaluation and Risk Management.
Public Participation and Awareness MechanismsMonitoring Institutions and Systems; Commercial, Sanitary, and Phytosanitary Aspects of National Biosafety Frameworks; conclusion; 3 Crafting National Biosafety Regulatory Systems; components and characteristics of a functional and protective system; Comprehensive; Adequate Legal Authority; A Clear Safety Standard; Proportional Risk-Based Reviews; Transparent and Understandable; Participatory; Postapproval Oversight; Flexible and Adaptable; Efficient, Workable, and Fair; international obligations relevant to biosafety.
Cartagena Protocol on BiosafetyWorld Trade Organization Agreements and Other Relevant Economic Treaties; The Codex Alimentarius Commission; International Plant Protection Convention; conclusion; part ii Sustainable Development Law and Policy on Biosafety; 4 Risk Assessment and Risk Management; the protocols provisions on risk assessment and risk management; comparison of the protocol to other lmo risk assessment frameworks; challenges in implementing risk assessment under the protocol; Problem Formulation; Determining the Appropriate Level of Detail for Risk Assessment.
Summary Discusses key issues under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety that affect the further design of national and international law on biosafety.
Other Author Perron-Welch, Frederic.
Frison, Christine.
Other Title Print version: Cordonier Segger, Marie-Claire. Legal Aspects of Implementing the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety : Biosafety Becomes Binding. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2013 9781107004382