Biosafety Protocol Final Draft of Biosafety Protocol Approved at Montreal Meeting On Biological Diversity Convention, Released Jan. 29, 2000 (Final Text)
Article 1 - Objective
In accordance with the precautionary approach contained in Principle 15 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, the objective of this Protocol to contribute to ensuring an adequate level of protection in the field of the safe transfer, handling and use.of living modified organisms resulting from modern biotechnology that may have adverse effects on the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity, taking also into account risks to human health, and specifically focusing on transboundary movements.
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