Brazil is a new member state of the Nagoya Protocol

On 4 March 2021, Brazil deposited at the UN the country’s letter of ratification, signed by the President of the Republic, to the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

The Nagoya Protocol is an international instrument, within the scope of the CBD, which brings together guidelines for the sustainable use of biodiversity and guarantees countries greater legal certainty in commercial relations involving products derived from biological resources, with the objective of promoting the sharing of benefits arising from the use of these resources.

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