COPTRIX: a critic approach to the Convention on Biological Diversity
“COPTRIX – Welcome to the real world of the Convention on Biological Diversity” is the name of the group of alternative events organized by ISA during COP-8, which is being held until march 31 in Curitiba (PR). Material ironizing the slang used in the convention to continuously postpone the adoption of concrete actions, two days of debates over central issues under discussions at the 8th Conference of the Parties, hotsite with images, news and analysis of what happens not only in the official agenda, but also behind the scenes are among the planned actions [+]
[Image of the day]
COPTRIX promotes the BS Market during the COP 8 to mock the market of the genetic resources and traditional knowledges associated to the biodiversity.
[Watching the COP]
COP-8 ends like a marked cards castle
The 8th COP (Conference of Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity) ends like it started: negotiations obstructed by economical questions, decisions threatened by the lobby of the transgenic and the Brazilian government painting small advances as big conquests.10/04/2006 às 11:26:39
"While the children play on the playground of CBD..."
COPTRIX discusses the dependence of countries, communities, agricultures and consumers generated by biotechnology corporations and the influence of the commercial treaties over the CBD.30/03/2006 às 03:32:18
European Union Commissioner for the Environment reaffirms deadlock in the negotiation of the International Regime on Access and Benefit Sharing
Stavros Dimas kept the ambiguity peculiar to the EU in the discussions of CBD.30/03/2006 às 03:10:08
Does anyone have a hanger around?Nurit Bensusan
[From the surfaces to the depths of COPTRIX]
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