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Open-ended Working Goup on the International Undertaking on Plant Genetic Resources

Rome, Italy; 30 October - 1 November 2001
 

Tuesday 30 | Wednesday 31 | Thursday 1 | Friday 2 | Saturday 3 |  


Open-ended Working Group on the IU

Wednesday, 31 October 2001 | The Open-ended Working Group on the International Undertaking on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (IU) resumed its discussions at FAO headquarters in Rome. Delegates met in morning, afternoon and evening sessions to continue discussions on a draft resolution for the FAO Council on the adoption of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, as well as outstanding issues in Articles 4 (Relationship with Other International Agreements), 13 (Facilitated Access to Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture [PGRFA] within the Multilateral System [MS]), 19 (Financial Resources), 20 (Governing Body) and the list of crops. In the afternoon, Chair Amb. Fernando Gerbasi (Venezuela) also delivered a brief progress report to the FAO Council.

ENB Final Summary

Mon 05


ENB Daily Reports

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CGRFA website for the International Undertaking on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (IU): http://www.fao.org/waicent/faoinfo/agricult/cgrfa/IU.htm
Documents for this meeting: http://www.fao.org/waicent/faoinfo/agricult/cgrfa/docswg.htm
CGRFA Secretariat website - http://www.fao.org/ag/cgrfa/default.htm
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

ENB report on the Sixth Extraordinary Session of the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture: http://enb.iisd.org/biodiv/ExCGRFA-6/
ENB report on the Sixth Session of the Contact Group for the Revision of the IU: http://enb.iisd.org/biodiv/iucg6/

ENB report on the Fifth Intersessional Meeting of the Contact Group of the CGRFA: http://enb.iisd.org/biodiv/iucg5/                                                                                              click to top

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