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Legal Texts Relevant to Genetic Resources

WIPO-Administered Treaties

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WIPO ConventionWorld Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

IP Regional Treaties

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Swakopmund Protocol (ARIPO)African Regional Industrial Property Organization (ARIPO)

IP-related Multilateral Treaties

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Nagoya ProtocolConvention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Secretariat
Nagoya - Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Secretariat
Convention on Biological DiversityConvention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Secretariat
Cartagena Protocol on BiosafetyConvention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Secretariat
Nagoya ProtocolUnited Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Agreement for the establishment of the Global Crop Diversity TrustFood and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
International Plant Protection ConventionFood and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and AgricultureFood and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Cartagena Protocol on BiosafetyUnited Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Convention on Biological DiversityUnited Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Nagoya - Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Regional Economic Integration Treaties

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Treaty for the Establishment of the East African CommunityEast African Community (EAC)
Treaty Establishing the Common Market for Eastern and Southern AfricaCommon Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)

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