Guidelines, brochures, Indicators and published work on the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity which is an international treaty governing the movements of living modified organisms (LMOs) resulting from modern biotechnology from one country to another.
Traditional Knowledge Act
This brochure is one output from a two-year Technical Cooperation Programme Project, on strengthening the national capacities of Pacific Island Countries to monitor Sustainable Development Goals Target 2.1 using information collected in their most recent or ongoing national Household Income and Expenditure Survey.
The draft 2018 Palau Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Policy has the Vision of: Palau enriched by healthy
forests that sustain our culture and livelihoods, expand our economy and strengthen the resilience of our island ecosystems and communities.
The Vanuatu NBSAP will be the main implementing strategy for the Environment Pillar of the National
Sustainable Development Goals and Policies 2016-2030 environment goals and policy objectives.
The objectives sought to be achieved by this review, is the protection of TK (traditional knowledge) against misuse and misappropriation, which relates to the kind of protection normally considered in intellectual property law. For example, legal measures that limit the potential use of TK by third parties by providing exclusive rights,
preventing use or setting conditions on their permitted use, and also providing moral rights or rights of attribution.
The Role of Traditional Knowledge in Building Adaptive Capacity for Climate Change: Perspectives from Vanuatu
July 2017. Granderson.
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An international approach to establishing a Competent Authority to manage and protect traditional knowledge
Alternative Law Journal
2019, Vol. 44(1) 48–55
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Session 29: How to Ensure the Transmission of Traditional-Knowledge as a way to preserve biodiversity in the Pacific
Traditional way of life in the pacific islands in the expression of each and everybody's identity. The link between people and their natural habitat, living and unliving things is key to someone's social status, relationship to other member of its community and existence in the world. The session shall look at the importance of traditional knowledge and its relation to the environment as a way to protect existing biodiversity and thus ensuring that the cultural heritage of Pacific Island population i preserved.