CBD: Nagoya – Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol enters into force

The Nagoya – Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, adopted 15 October 2010, entered into force 5 March 2018 with 41 contracting parties. The instrument provides for rules and procedures on liability and redress for damage resulting from transboundary movements of living modified organisms. Article 2(2)(b) defines “damage” to biodiversity.

For more information see the Nagoya – Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol, press releasefactsheet and status.

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