Biosafety Protocol 24th-28th January 2000



The World is watching Montreal as nations meet to negociate an international agreement on the transboundary movement of genetically engineered organisms. This site is your rough guide to the proceedings, with links to daily updated news reports, online action, briefings from international NGO's, databases and background papers, as well as practical information for those in Montreal.

Bookmark this site now and visit us often for an up to the minute, blow by blow account!

What it is How it works Who's who News, updated daily Action Links

DIY Guide - an introduction + links to briefings and background papers

The mechanics
The main players

Biosafety at the CBD

Protocol in Plain English
The corridors of Power
The People Parade
Archive from the
GEN lists,updated daily
Around the world
links to major NGO sites on Biosafety
Reality Check

Status amongst other international agreements

Signatories to the Convention on BioDiversity
Picture gallery

In Montreal


NGO forum

practical info about town

technical and research links
earth summit bulletin and other news links
background reading
sources of inspiration