I recently had the opportunity to attend the 13th United Nations Biodiversity Conference in Cancun, Mexico. COP MOP is the place where decisions are made and the regulatory framework of the future is built, as well as the focal point for people around the world who work everyday in biotechnology regulation.
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Science has been given the floor
It is the third day of this very exciting two weeks of global negotiations and the heat is definitely on!
Photo by: Thomas Stirrop
Day 2 of the UN Conference on Biodiversity began much like the first day: many statements by party members all full of praise capped off by an eloquent speech on the need for global protection of biodiversity delivered by Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto.
A promising start but will the Conference of Parties (COP) deliver?