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Second Meeting of the Open-ended Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization (ICNP-2)
Delegates to the second meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization (ABS) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) met in plenary to hear opening statements, address organizational matters, and discuss guidance to the financial mechanism, resource mobilization and a multilateral benefit-sharing mechanism.
L-R: CBD Executive Secretary Braulio Dias and T. Chatterjee, Secretary of the
Environment and Forests of India, open the meeting with a traditional Indian light ceremony.
Braulio Dias, CBD Executive Secretary
T. Chatterjee, Secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Forests of India
M.F. Farooqui, India
L-R: Co-Chair Fernando Casas, Colombia; CBD Executive Secretary Braulio Dias; T. Chatterjee, Secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Forests of India; M.F. Farooqui, India; Co-Chair Janet Lowe, New Zealand; and Hem Pande, India
Co-Chair Fernando Casas, Colombia
Dubravka Stepic, Rapporteur, Croatia
Co-Chair Janet Lowe, New Zealand
L-R: Valerie Normand, CBD Secretariat, in a discussion with Co-Chair Fernando Casas, Colombia.
Prudence Galega, Cameroon
Gabriela Garduza Estrada, Mexico
Lucy Mulunkei, African Indigenous Women Organization, Kenya
Hussein Shahin, Jordan
Masatoshi Kobayashi, Japan
Edgar Selvin Pérez, Guatemala
L-R: Anthony Charles Thomas Foronda and Clarissa Arida, ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity
L-R: Christine von Weizsäcker, ECOROPA with Hartmut Meyer, Church Development Service
L-R: Sujata Arora and Balakrishna Pisupati, India
Pierre du Plessis, Namibia
Maria Cecilia Vieira, Brazil
Kent Nnadozie, International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
L-R: Elpidio Peria and Manuel Gerochi, the Philippines
L-R: Julian Jackson and Clare Hamilton, UK
Participants from UN Environment Programme (UNEP)
Lisa Pedicelli, CBD Secretariat, with local staff.