GEF Establishes Fund for Nagoya Protocol Implementation

18 March 2011: At the initiative of Japan, the Council of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) has established a dedicated Trust Fund for the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization (ABS).

The Trust Fund aims at facilitating the early entry into force and implementation of the Nagoya Protocol. [CBD Notification]