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Contracting Parties  >   Nagoya Protocol > Argentina 

SignatureNovember 15, 2011
RatificationDecember 9, 2016
Entry into forceMarch 9, 2017

Declarations, Reservations etc.

Declaration made upon ratification:
"The Argentine Republic declares that the provisions on benefit-sharing in this Protocol are applicable to genetic resources and their derivatives.
Likewise, the provisions of this Protocol are applicable to the benefits arising from the utilization of genetic resources and their derivatives originating in the Argentine Republic and acquired after the entry into force of the Convention on Biological Diversity.
The Argentine Republic declares that, under article 4, paragraph 4, of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity, this does not apply in respect of the genetic resources covered by the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture or in respect of the specific genetic resources covered by any other international access and benefit-sharing instrument that does not run counter to the objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity and the Protocols thereto, which are in effect on the date of its entry into force."