On 23rd June at 14:00, Katie Bird (Senior Enforcement Officer for Access and Benefits Sharing) will host a seminar providing the background to The Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-Sharing (ABS) supplements the Convention on Biological Diversity’s third objective on the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from the utilisation (research and development) of genetic resources (plants, animals, microbes and other).
In response to the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus), the CryoArks team is working remotely until further notice. We continue to provide advice to UK collections and are still accepting data-only submissions. In-situ supporting visits have been suspended temporarily, but we are available to discuss/arrange sample transfer for future donations and deal with any data management questions/requirements for pending transfers. For any queries, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org.