NATIONAL COORDINATION CENTRE ON ACCESS TO GENETIC RESOURCES AND BENEFIT-SHARING

Checkpoint for monitoring the utilization of genetic resources of the Republic of Belarus

IN THE SEARCH FOR POLESSKAYA HORSES

15 February 2022

A unique expedition aimed at restoring the Polesskaya breed has started in Stolin District. The expedition was headed by Elena Makeyeva, PhD in Biology, Associate Professor, Head of the National Coordination Centre on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-sharing, the Institute of Genetics and Cytology of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.

Red Hot Microphone: What is the value of people’s traditional knowledge and national genetic resources? (link)

19 December 2019

Video Programme “Red Hot Microphone: What is the value of people’s traditional knowledge and national genetic resources?” with participation of Tatiana Zheleznova (Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection), Kseniya Panteley (National Coordination Centre on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-sharing) and Tatiana Volodina (Centre for the Belarusian Culture, Language and Literature Research, NAS of Belarus)

UNDP-GEF Global ABS Project (link)

21 October 2019

On the wrap-up Project Workshop “Strengthening of human resources, legal frameworks and institutional capacities to implement the Nagoya Protocol in the Republic of Belarus” 

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus (link)

15 October 2019

about the Project “Strengthening of human resources, legal frameworks and institutional capacities to implement the Nagoya Protocol in the Republic of Belarus” at the wrap-up workshop on October 11, 2019.

UNDP in Belarus (link)

15 October 2019

about the Project “Strengthening of human resources, legal frameworks and institutional capacities to implement the Nagoya Protocol in the Republic of Belarus” and its outcomes at the wrap-up workshop on October 11, 2019.

Journal “Rodnaya Priroda” (link)

1 April 2019

(page 24) about the key takeaways of the Workshop “Man & Nature: Local Plant Knowledge in the Traditional Culture of Belarusians” in the framework of the International Technical Assistance Project “Strengthening of human resources, legal frameworks and institutional capacities to implement the Nagoya Protocol in the Republic of Belarus”

The Nagoya Protocol: regulate the ancestors’ knowledge utilization! ‒ “Red hot microphone” (link)

23 January 2019

Alongside latest technologies and inventions, present-day society is increasingly using the knowledge our ancestors have had in hand over centuries: traditional (folk) medicine, the secrets of pets’ caring, knowledge related to the medicinal properties of plants and their uses.

Mijorskija Naviny (link)

12 December 2018

Local newspaper about the Workshop “Genetic resources – sustainable utilization and conservation in the Republic of Belarus” in the framework of the International Technical Assistance Project “Strengthening of human resources, legal frameworks and institutional capacities to implement the Nagoya Protocol in the Republic of Belarus”

BELTA about the Inception Workshop and the Launch (links)

February 2018

of the International Technical Assistance Project “Strengthening of human resources, legal frameworks and institutional capacities to implement the Nagoya Protocol in the Republic of Belarus”

20 May 2022
22 May. International Day for Biological Diversity

BUILDING A SHARED FUTURE FOR ALL LIFE.
Biological diversity or biodiversity is the term that refers to the diversity of life on Earth and the natural structures it forms. The biodiversity we see today is the product of billions of years of evolution shaped by natural processes and increasingly by a human footprint. It shapes the life we form an integral part of and the life we are completely dependent on.

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23 December 2019

Programme video “Red Hot Microphone: What is the value of the traditional knowledge of people and national genetic resources?” with participation of Tatiana Zheleznova (Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection), Kseniya Panteley (National Coordination Centre on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-sharing) and Tatiana Volodina (Centre for the Belarusian Culture, Language and Literature Research, […]

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