Fourth Joint Aarhus Convention and Convention on Biological Diversity

Roundtable on Public Awareness, Education, Access to Information, Public Participation and Access to Justice regarding Living Modified Organisms/Genetically Modified Organisms

The roundtable is organized under the auspices of the UNECE Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (Aarhus Convention) and the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity. The event aims to build countries’ capacities through sharing knowledge, experiences and lessons learned in promoting public awareness, education, access to information, public participation and access to justice regarding LMOs/GMOs and to make suggestions for future action at the national, regional and international levels.

The meeting will feature a training session on procedures and practice on access to justice related to LMOs/GMOs. Representatives of judiciary, judicial training institutions and other independent review bodies are encouraged to attend this session at least remotely.

The conference is organized by: United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

This event will be held at Salle V, Palais des Nations Geneva Switzerland on 11 – 12 December 2023.

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