Legal Aspects of Implementing the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

Legal Aspects of Implementing the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

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This book, the first in a series that focuses on treaty implementation for sustainable development, examines key legal aspects of implementing the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) at national and international levels. The volume provides a serious contribution to the current legal and political academic debates on biosafety by discussing key issues under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety that affect the further design of national and international law on biosafety, and analyzing progress in the development of domestic regulatory regimes for biosafety. In the year of the fifth UN Meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, at the signature of a new Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Protocol on Liability and Redress, this timely book examines developments in biosafety law and policy.show more

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  • Electronic book text
  • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2 b/w illus. 23 tables
  • 1139047493
  • 9781139047494

Table of contents

Part I. Essentials of Biosafety and Sustainable Development Law: 1. Biosafety, the Cartagena Protocol, and sustainable development Kathryn Garforth, Worku Damena Yifru and Mai Fujii; 2. Implementing sustainable development through national biosafety frameworks Christine Frison, Sylvestre-Jose-Tidiane Manga and Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger; 3. Crafting national biosafety regulatory systems Gregory Jaffe; Part II. Sustainable Development Law and Policy on Biosafety: 4. Risk assessment and risk management Ryan Hill; 5. The decision-making procedures of the protocol Worku Damena Yifru, Mai Fujii and Kathryn Garforth; 6. Handling, transport, packaging and information Thomas Redick; 7. The question of public participation Christine Toczeck Skarlatakis and Julian Kinderlerer; 8. The biosafety clearing-house and sustainable development law Frederic Perron-Welch; 9. Use of the biosafety clearing house in practice Tomme Rosanne Young; 10. Socio-economics, biosafety and sustainable development Frederic Perron-Welch; 11. The compliance mechanism: development, adoption, content and first years of life Veit Koester; 12. Biosafety, liability and sustainable development Frederic Perron-Welch and Olivier Rukundo; Part III. National Implementation of Biosafety Regulatory Aspects: 13. Legislative options for national implementation Tomme Rosanne Young; 14. National biosafety regulatory systems in Central and Eastern Europe David Duthie and Liina Eek; 15. Implementing the Cartagena Protocol in West Africa: national and regional activities Gregory Jaffe and Papa Meissa Dieng; 16. Comparative analysis of the national biosafety regulatory systems in East Africa Gregory Jaffe; 17. The national biosafety regulatory systems in Asian and Near East countries Nizar Mohamed; 18. The regulatory and institutional biosafety systems in the Americas Jorge Cabrera Medaglia; 19. National experiences with legislative implementation of the protocol Tomme Rosanne Young; 20. The Costa Rican legal framework on agricultural genetically modified organisms Jorge Cabrera Medaglia; 21. Innovations in biosafety law in New Zealand Frederic Perron-Welch; 22. Liability and redress in Canadian case law: Hoffman v. Monsanto Canada Inc. Kathryn Garforth and Paige Ainslie; 23. The use of GMOs in Chile and the protection of indigenous culture Konstantia Koutouki and Paula Honorato Marin; Part V. Global Policy Trends in Biosafety: 24. Sustainable development, biosafety and international law Frederic Perron-Welch, Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger, Christine Frison and Jorge Cabrera Medaglia; 25. Trade and investment implications of implementing the Cartagena Protocol Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger and Markus Gehring; 26. The Cartagena Protocol and the regulation of genetically modified food aid Martin Endicot.show more