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Little progress, conflict of interests & unabated unintentional transboundary movements Closing Statement by Civil Society at MOP7 While we welcome the continued work on risk assessment and socio-economic considerations via the continuation of two AHTEGs (Ad Hoc Groups), progress on … Read More

Posted October 6th, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Cartagena Protocol is an important tool to deal with transboundary movements of Living Modified Organisms. The MOP7 met in Pyeongchang, South Korea to discuss risk assessment, unintentional or illegal shipments, and how to help countries share information. Also on … Read More

Posted October 6th, 2014 in Biodiversity, Biotechnology


CUJ has joined other NGOs from around the world for the 6th Meeting of Parties (MOP6) of the Convention of Biological Diversity. The United Nations conference is held in Hyderabad, India October 1-5, 2012. Just over 2 years ago, everyone … Read More

Posted October 3rd, 2012 in Biodiversity, Biotechnology


Updates about GMOs from the Convention of Biological Diversity It is not always easy to follow the details of the discussions and negotiations of international agreements… Media pays scant attention or ignores important concerns. Governments provide a massive amount of … Read More

Posted October 24th, 2012 in Biodiversity, Biotechnology, North-South

CUJ JR 152 (pdf) Japan Resources No 152 Celebrating the end of a busy year here in Waseda today, we are also pleased to release No 152 of Japan Resources. 2010 has been shaped by the large international conference in Nagoya … Read More

Posted December 28th, 2010 in Japan Resources, Uncategorized

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Japan has a long history of organic farming. One of the leaders, Ishizu Fumio from Shiga Prefecture has been active during 2010 together with the Japan Citizens’ Network for Planet Diversity (MOP5 Network) and the No! GMO Campaign. As a … Read More

Posted December 22nd, 2010 in Biodiversity, Food, Organic Agriculture/Food

Bio Journal, the publication by Citizens’ Biotechnology Information Center (CBIC) has made a detailed analysis of some of the most pressing issues that were discussed at the MOP5/COP10 meeting in Nagoya in October 2010. The results of the negotiations regarding Access … Read More

Posted December 1st, 2010 in Biodiversity, Biotechnology

At 15:00 sharp on Sunday, October 10, 2010, the Planet Diversity Parade started in Nagoya, Japan with invited guests from around the World

Here are some photos from the large Nagoya event on October 10, 2010 with over 1,000 participants who walked through the busy streets with banners and costumes, to protect biodiversity and protest against genetically modified organisms (GMOs)! Video on Youtube: For … Read More

Posted October 29th, 2010 in Biodiversity, Biotechnology, Civil Rights

CUJ JR 151 (pdf) Japan Resources No 151 After a long, record-hot summer, temperatures have dropped again to more normal levels here in Nishi-Waseda, Tokyo. At the same time, our work to prepare for the COP10/MOP5 biodiversity conference in Nagoya … Read More

Posted September 15th, 2010 in Japan Resources

  12 years of campaigning for more domestic soybeans in Japan Soybean Field Trust Movement: Nationwide Meeting in Shinjo, Japan  Press Release: Conference Declaration  Today, we have returned to Shinjo City in Yamagata Prefecture 12 years after the Soybean Trust … Read More

Posted March 3rd, 2010 in Biodiversity, Biotechnology, Food Security