Convention on Biological Diversity - 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties
The Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity will hold its 13th meeting (COP-13) together with the 8th meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (COP-MOP-8) and the 2nd meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization (COP-MOP-2).
The (provisional) agenda of the meeting includes a session on 'other scientific and technical issues, including synthetic biology'. Under this agenda item, the COP may wish to consider relevant conclusions and recommendations from the twentieth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice.
Documents and more information is available from the CBD website (see below) and from the host country's meeting website: http://cop13.mx/en/