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CHAPTER XXVII
ENVIRONMENT
8 .c Nagoya - Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
Nagoya, 15 October 2010
Not yet in force
:
in accordance with article 18(1) which read as follows: "This Supplementary Protocol shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit of the fortieth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession by States or regional economic integration organizations that are Parties to the Protocol.".
Status :
Signatories : 51. Parties : 21
Text :
Doc.:UNEP/CBD/BS/COP-MOP/5/17 of 15 October 2010.
C.N.826.2011.TREATIES-48 of 18 January 2012 (Proposal of corrections to the original text of the Protocol (Chinese version) and to the certified true copies) and C.N.201.2012.TREATIES-XXVII.8.c of 18 April 2012 (Corrections to the original text of the Protocol (Chinese version) and to the Certified true copies).
Note :
The above Supplementary Protocol was adopted on 15 October 2010 at Nagoya, Japan, during the fifth meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.  In accordance with its article 17, the Supplementary Protocol will be opened for signature by Parties to the Protocol at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 7 March 2011 until 6 March 2012.
Participant
Signature
Approval(AA), Acceptance(A), Accession(a), Ratification
Albania
  29 Jan 2013 a
Antigua and Barbuda
 9 Aug 2011
 
Austria
11 May 2011
 
Belgium
20 Sep 2011
 
Benin
28 Oct 2011
 
Brazil
 6 Mar 2012
 
Bulgaria
11 May 2011
 6 Dec 2012
Burkina Faso
   4 Oct 2013 a
Cambodia
  30 Aug 2013 a
Cape Verde
26 Sep 2011
 
Central African Republic
 6 Mar 2012
 
Chad
31 Jan 2012
 
Colombia
 7 Mar 2011
 
Cyprus
29 Dec 2011
 
Czech Republic
11 May 2011
13 Feb 2012
Denmark
 7 Mar 2011
 
European Union
11 May 2011
21 Mar 2013 AA
Finland
11 May 2011
 
France
11 May 2011
 
Germany
20 Sep 2011
27 Aug 2013
Guinea-Bissau
 1 Feb 2012
24 Sep 2013 A
Hungary
11 May 2011
 9 Dec 2013
India
11 Oct 2011
 
Ireland
11 May 2011
14 Jan 2013
Italy
14 Jun 2011
 
Japan
 2 Mar 2012
 
Latvia
11 May 2011
30 Nov 2011
Lithuania
11 May 2011
 6 Dec 2012
Luxembourg
11 May 2011
14 May 2013
Madagascar
22 Sep 2011
 
Mauritania
18 May 2011
 
Mexico
 5 Mar 2012
26 Sep 2012
Mongolia
26 Jan 2012
21 May 2013
Montenegro
11 May 2011
 
Mozambique
26 Sep 2011
 
Netherlands 1
 7 Mar 2011
30 Dec 2013 A
Nigeria
 1 Feb 2012
 
Norway
   1 Nov 2012 a
Panama
 3 May 2011
 
Peru
 4 May 2011
 
Poland
20 Sep 2011
 
Portugal
20 Sep 2011
 
Republic of Moldova
25 Jan 2012
 
Romania
11 May 2011
 4 Oct 2013
Senegal
26 Jan 2012
 
Slovakia
20 Jan 2012
 
Slovenia
11 May 2011
 
Spain
21 Jul 2011
 4 Dec 2012
Sweden
 7 Mar 2011
12 Oct 2012
Switzerland
11 May 2011
 
Syrian Arab Republic
   5 Nov 2012 a
Thailand
 6 Mar 2012
 
Togo
27 Sep 2011
 
Tunisia
11 May 2011
 
Ukraine
30 Jan 2012
 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
22 Feb 2012
 
Declarations
(Unless otherwise indicated, the declarations were made
upon ratification, accession, acceptance, approval or succession.)
Belgium

Upon signature
       "This signature engages also the Walloon Region, the Flemish Region and the Brussels-Capital Region."

European Union

Declaration in accordance with Article 34(3) of the Convention on Biological Diversity
       “The European Union declares that, in accordance with the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, and in particular Article 191 thereof, it is competent for entering into international agreements, and for implementing the obligations resulting therefrom, which contribute to the pursuit of the following objectives:
       - preserving, protecting and improving the quality of the environment;
       - protecting human health;
       - prudent and rational utilisation of natural resources;
       - promoting measures at international level to deal with regional or worldwide environmental problems, and in particular combating climate change.
       Moreover, the European Union adopts measures at Union level in the area of judicial cooperation in civil matters for the proper functioning of its internal market.
       The European Union declares that it has already adopted legal instruments, binding on its Member States, covering matters governed by this Supplementary Protocol. The exercise of Union competence is by nature subject to continuous development. In order to comply with its obligations under Article 20(3)(a) of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention of Biodiversity, the Union will keep up to date the list of legal instruments already transmitted to the Biosafety Clearing House.
       The European Union is responsible for the performance of those obligations resulting from this Supplementary Protocol which are covered by Union law in force.”

End Note
1.For the European part of the Netherlands