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Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (CPB) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is an international agreement which aims to ensure “the safe transfer, handling and use of living modified organisms (LMOs) resulting from modern biotechnology” that may have adverse effects on biological diversity, taking also into account risks to human and animal health. It was adopted on 29 January 2000 and entered into force on 11 September 2003.

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