Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs)

Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (CPB)

This is the main site for information about the CPB, including the background and full text of the agreement, articles, updated list of signatures and ratifications, meetings, documents, the Biosafety Clearing House and various databases such as capacity-building activities etc. The governing body of the Protocol is the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention serving as the Meeting of the Parties (MOP) to the Protocol. The main function of this body is to review the implementation of the Protocol and make decisions or provide necessary guidance to promote its effective operation.

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