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Date of creation
2011-02-18 21:42 UTC (andrew.bowers@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2011-03-23 16:01 UTC (giovanni.ferraiolo@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2011-03-23 16:01 UTC (giovanni.ferraiolo@cbd.int)

General Information
A Guide to the Roster of Biosafety Experts
Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD)
413, Saint Jacques Street, suite 800
Montreal, QC
Canada, H2Y 1N9
Phone:+1 514 288 2220
Fax:+1 514 288 6588
Url:Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
  • English
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Summary, abstract or table of contents
Summary: "This guide has been produced to serve as a quick reference to the roster of experts and the Voluntary Fund for the roster. It describes the nature, role and operational procedures for the roster."- Provided by publisher.

The Table of Contents is as follows:

Executive summary

I. Introduction

Mandate of the roster of experts
Administration of the roster

II. Operational Procedures for the Roster

Nominating individuals to the roster of experts
Nominations to the roster
Requirements for an expert to be nominated to the roster
Scientific and technical experts
Legal experts
Policy and regulatory experts
Biosafety systems development and implementation experts
Mechanism for nomination
Instructions for online nomination of experts to the roster
  Process for creating an expert user account
  Completion of the nomination form by the expert
  Process for submitting and publishing the expert nomination
Using the roster of experts
Methods for choosing an expert from the roster
Searching the roster of experts
Search categories
Expert Search Results
Responsibilities and liabilities
Responsibilities of experts on the roster
Responsibilities of the nominating Governments
Responsibilities of the Secretariat
Payment of roster members

III. Voluntary Fund for the Roster of Experts

The eligibility criteria

Annex 1
Annex 2
Annex 3
Annex 4
Thematic areas
  • Capacity-building and financial resources
    • Training
Additional Information
Type of resource
  • Guide
ISBN: 92-9225-322-0
Publisher and its location
Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Montreal, Canada
© 2011 by the Secretariat for the Convention on Biological Diversity
44 page PDF file
Keywords and any other relevant information
1. Scientists - Directories 2. Biodiversity - International cooperation 3. Genetic resources conservation

I. United Nations. II. United Nations Environmental Programme. III. Convention on Biological Diversity (1992).