Agenda of the Working Party on International Environment Issues (Biosafety), Wednesday, 17 September 2003

September 12, 2003

Brussels, 11 Sep 2003

Full text of Document X03912EN/ENV/03
Suite of documents X03912EN/ENV/03

MESSAGE:

1. Information on the status of the new EU Regulations on GMOs (Transboundary movement, Traceability and labeling, Genetically Modified food and feed)

2. Ratification status of the Cartagena Protocol of Biosafety (tour de table)

3. ICCP Bureau - debriefing from the EU Member of the ICCP Bureau, Dr. Eric Schoonejans

4. Information on the Working Group on GMOs of the Aarhus Convention

5. Preparation of the first Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 23- February 2004)
5.1 Discussion on priorities and strategies for the EU at MoP 1 (tour de table)
5.2 Preparation of submissions for MoP 1
a) Information sharing and the Biosafety Clearing House (Art. 20)
b) Non Parties (Art. 24)
c) Handling, Transport, Packaging and Identification (Art. 18)
d) Liability and Redress (Art. )
- Informal Expert meeting on Liability and Redress for Damage caused by Living Modified Organisms (Art. of the

Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety) held in Brussels on 16 September 2003
= report from the Presidency
5.3 Elements and planning for Council Conclusions and EU statements at MoP 1

6. Other issues

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