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=Program of Work=
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Supporting Member organizations’ work on Access and Benefits Sharing by:
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*Raise awareness within the biodiversity biobank and genetic research communities
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*Review and fill additional gaps in best practice and ABS resources as needed,
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**With partners (e.g., [http://www.wfcc.info/ WFCC], [https://cetaf.org/ CETAF], [https://spnhc.org/ SPNHC], [https://www.synthesys.info/ SYNTHESYS+])
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**Independently
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*Develop additional use cases for management of permit/legal information
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*Assess member’s progress on implementation of [https://wiki.ggbn.org/ggbn/Mandatory_and_recommended_fields_for_sharing_data_with_GGBN GGBN permit fields]
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*Implement Data Harvesting Tools (with [https://wiki.ggbn.org/ggbn/Task_Force_Data_Standards_and_Data_Access Data Standards Task Force])
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=Current Activities=
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*Work with [http://www.insdc.org/ INSDC] to make the GGBN Data Standard the global standard for implementing the [https://www.cbd.int/abs/ Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit sharing].
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*Continue GGBN representation on digital sequence information discussions and complete CBD case study on databases and traceability
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*Perform assessment on permit field implementation across GGBN membership
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*As part of [https://www.synthesys.info/ SYNTHESYS+] Work Package 3, the task force is exploring the use of the [https://www.bgci.org/our-work/policy-and-advocacy/access-and-benefit-sharing/the-international-plant-exchange-network/ International Plant Exchange Network]s, viz. an IPEN-like Code of Conduct could facilitate the exchange of samples among member institutions
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*Serving on the [https://www.earthbiogenome.org/ EBP] [https://www.earthbiogenome.org/subcommittee-ethical-legal-social Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues Committee]
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=Accomplishments=
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*Performed a [https://library.ggbn.org/share/s/YVFtgVtcQ5iDoiN0QabrwQ Combined Study on Digital Sequence Information in Public and Private Databases and Traceability]
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*Conducted review of GGBN ABS guidance materials, including the [https://library.ggbn.org/share/s/UM5JietQR9aevtYDymHbjw Code of Conduct], [https://library.ggbn.org/share/s/AyZENG2hSMmXH0KFPz5yfg Best Practice for Access and Benefit Sharing] and [https://library.ggbn.org/share/s/BW3F3qiiT8W9S3qeTwMMww Standard Material Transfer Agreements].
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*Developed and made available an [https://wiki.ggbn.org/ggbn/ABS_Fact_Sheet_and_Answers_to_Frequently_Asked_Questions ABS Fact Sheet and Answers to Frequently Asked Questions].
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*Released the [https://library.ggbn.org/share/s/EhZdr4qFQsiP3vpf_EhI7w ABS workshop report on tracking information on the use of genetic samples].
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*Submitted an [https://library.ggbn.org/share/s/RWfhVdVKSriNmj8MPvG8qw opinion letter to the CBD on DSI], participated in the Ad-hoc technical expert group on DSI, and supported a [https://library.ggbn.org/share/s/EC6BeMCbQmuHNtSnxiZKLA joint stakeholder statement on DSI to the CBD].
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*Held five workshops on ABS awareness (GGBN 2016 conference, North American Regional Workshop, South American Regional Workshop, Asian Regional workshop and GGBN 2018 conference).
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=Related Resources=
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*[https://library.ggbn.org/share/s/xL5ZNR0KSLSQG9YBgf5V8w CETAF Best Practice and Code of Conduct for Access and Benefit Sharing]
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=Current Members=
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*Katie Barker, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History (2011-present), acting chair
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*Carol Butler, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History (2011-present)
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*Manuela da Silva, FIOCRUZ (2016-present)
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*Gabi Droege, Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem (2011-present)
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*Chris Lyal, Natural History Museum London (2012-present)
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*Anissa Lybaert, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada(2017-present)
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*Oris Sanjur, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (2011-present)
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*Amber Scholz, German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures GmbH (2020-present)
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*Ole Seberg, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen (2011-present)
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*Breda Zimkus, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard (2017-present)

Latest revision as of 16:58, 25 June 2020

Program of Work

Supporting Member organizations’ work on Access and Benefits Sharing by:

  • Raise awareness within the biodiversity biobank and genetic research communities
  • Review and fill additional gaps in best practice and ABS resources as needed,
  • Develop additional use cases for management of permit/legal information
  • Assess member’s progress on implementation of GGBN permit fields
  • Implement Data Harvesting Tools (with Data Standards Task Force)

Current Activities

Accomplishments

Related Resources

Current Members

  • Katie Barker, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History (2011-present), acting chair
  • Carol Butler, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History (2011-present)
  • Manuela da Silva, FIOCRUZ (2016-present)
  • Gabi Droege, Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem (2011-present)
  • Chris Lyal, Natural History Museum London (2012-present)
  • Anissa Lybaert, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada(2017-present)
  • Oris Sanjur, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (2011-present)
  • Amber Scholz, German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures GmbH (2020-present)
  • Ole Seberg, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen (2011-present)
  • Breda Zimkus, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard (2017-present)