Archive - set 11, 2003

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Historic Cartagena Biosafety Protocol Comes Into Effect

Original Publication Date: 
10 September, 2003
One of the Protocol's major provisions embodies the 'Precautionary Principle', recognizing that a country can forbid importation when there is not sufficient information or research results to do an adequate assessment.

Singapore Issues: No Negotiations, Say 70 Developing Countries

Original Publication Date: 
10 September, 2003
Ministers representing seventy developing countries have issued a statement that there is no explicit consensus on commencing negotiations on modalities on the Singapore Issues.

Brazil upbeat on agriculture outcome, ACP Group confirm their stand on Singapore issues

Original Publication Date: 
10 September, 2003
Brazillian Minister, Celso Amorim, said that the G21 was 'fully satisfied' that the Conference Chair will ensure that the contribution of the Group will be considered in the agenda and work programme of the Conference.

Cancun Ministerial Starts In Shadow Of Protests And An Untransparent Process

Original Publication Date: 
10 September, 2003
A group of Korean farmers rammed a steel barricade on the road that was meant to prevent protestors from entering the zone.