Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group to
study issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological
diversity beyond areas of national jurisdiction

Updated 06 May 2013

Intersessional Workshop on marine genetic resources, 2-3 May 2013

Intersessional Workshop on conservation and management tools, including area-based management and environmental impact assessments, 6-7 May 2013

Thursday, 2 May 2013 (the release of the presentations is pending)

“Basics of marine genetic resources”

Mr. Jianming Chen, Third Institute of Oceanography, State Oceanic

Administration of China

“Marine genetic resources in areas beyond national jurisdiction -

Clarifying terminology and constraining expectations”

Mr. Kim Juniper, NEPTUNE Canada, University of Victoria, Canada

“Marine microbiological research and possible applications”

Mr. Kazuhiro Kitazawa, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and

Technology

“Why should marine genetic resources be conserved?”

Ms. Ester Serrão, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologias, Universidade do

Algarve

“Requirements for marine resources and approaches for managing

the future”

Mr. Adam Ismail, Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3

“Environmental aspects of marine genetic resources”

Ms. Marjo Vierros, Institute of Advanced Studies, United Nations

University

“Marine genetic resources: technical challenges values”

Ms. Sophie Arnaud-Haond, Institut Français de Recherche pour

l'Exploitation de la Mer

“Access to marine genetic resources: collecting organisms and

facilitating samples and data”

Ms. Kjersti Lie Gabrielsen, Marbank, Norwegian Institute of Marine

Research

“Exploring different benefits and benefit-sharing approaches”

Mr. Thomas Greiber, Environmental Law Centre, International Union

for Conservation of Nature

“Marine genetic resources: benefit sharing and obstacles”

Mr. Marc Slattery, University of Mississippi

 

Friday, 3 May 2013

“Appropriation of marine genetic resources through intellectual

property rights”

Mr. Carlos Correa, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies on Industrial

Property and Economics Law, University of Buenos Aires

“Infringement and innovation in respect of access and benefit

sharing in areas beyond national jurisdiction”

Mr. Norman Siebrasse, Faculty of Law, University of New Brunswick

“Monitoring marine genetic resources using taxonomic and patent

data”

Mr. Paul Oldham, Institute of Advanced Studies, United Nations

University

“Global regimes on genetic resources: the Convention on Biological

Diversity and the Nagoya Protocol”

Mr. Lyle Glowka, Formerly Secretariat of the Convention on Biological

Diversity

“Global regimes on genetic resources: the food and agriculture, and

health sectors”

Mr. Claudio Chiarolla, Institut du développement durable et des

relations internationales, SciencesPo Paris

“Regional regimes on genetic resources, experiences and best

practices”

Ms. Arianna Broggiato, Centre for the Philosophy of Law, Université

catholique de Louvain

“Scientific data about plankton ecosystems are key for decision

making about high seas governance and monitoring”

Mr. Eric Karsenti, European Molecular Biology Laboratory

“Exchange of information on marine biodiversity research”

Ms. Caroline Bissada-Gooding, Barbados Coastal Zone Management

Unit

“Analysis on the scientific cooperation and research projects on the

Tara Arctic and Tara Oceans expeditions as an innovative model for

international scientific cooperation on marine biodiversity”

Mr. André Abreu, Tara Expeditions

“Addressing collective marine biotech and bioprospecting

challenges: development, coordination and alignment of national,

regional and pan-European research strategies and programmes”

Mr. Jan-Bart Calewaert, Marine Board, European Science Foundation

H. E. Mr. Nii Allotey Odunton, International Seabed Authority and the

transfer of marine technology

The second meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group to study issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity beyond areas of national jurisdiction will be held from 28 April - 2 May 2008, in accordance with General Assembly resolution 62/215 adopted on 22 December 2007

 

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