Briefing Papers for COP-MOP4

The 4th meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (COP-MOP 4) will be held in Bonn, Germany, from 12 to 16 May 2008.

The Third World Network has produced a series of briefing papers for the meeting.


» Report of Liability WG 5: No Agreement Yet, Another Meeting Planned
Download: [doc file-64Kb]

» Some Issues for the Implementation of Article 26 on Socio-economic Considerations
Download: [doc file-53Kb]

» Assessing the socio-economic, cultural and ethical impacts of GMOs
Download: [doc file-59Kb]

» Genetic engineering & omitted health research
Download: [doc file-73Kb]

» IAASTD: Overhaul of agriculture systems needed, GM crops not the solution
Download: [doc file-50Kb]

» Special threats to the agroecosystem from the combination of GE crops & glyphosate
Download: [doc file-142Kb]

Related reading
» Greenpeace: Overview of the Current Text on Liability and Redress (pdf)

You can also access all these briefings via TWN's Biosafety Information Centre