Fifth Meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group on Access and Benefit-Sharing (WGABS-5)
8 October – 12 October 2007 (Montreal, Canada)
Fifth Meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions (WG8J-5)
15 October – 19 October 2007

The Advisory Selection Committee has been selected for the Convention on Biological Diversity’s Voluntary Funding Mechanism to facilitate the participation of indigenous and local communities in the work of the Convention. Members include:

  • Mr Emmanuel Nengo (Burundi)
  • Ms Suraporn Suriyamonton (Thailand)
  • Mr Onel Masardule Arias (Panama)
  • Ms Gun-Britt Retter (Norway)
  • Ms Erjen Khamaganova (Russia)
  • Mr Merle C Alexander (Canada)
  • Ms Malia Nobrega (Hawaii)

Funding is still available for participation in the Fifth Meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group on Access and Benefit-Sharing (WGABS-5) and the Fifth Meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions (WG8J-5).

The deadline for applications is 15 July 2007.

Download a Fund Application Form…
Download WGABS-5 documents…
Download WG8J-5 documents…

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