BfN Schriften 473 - First Meeting of the European Competent National Authorities Implementing the Nagoya Protocol and the Corresponding EU Regulation Final Report
Against this background, the German CNA – a designated unit at the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (Bundesamt für Naturschutz, BfN) – organized a first informal meeting of the EU CNAs implementing the Nagoya Protocol and the corresponding EU regulations.
Federal Agency for Nature Conservation
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The purpose of the meeting was to provide for the first time a platform for the EU CNAs to identify and discuss implementation challenges and possible solutions with respect to any of their designated tasks under the regulations, including receiving due diligence declarations, processing applications from collections for inclusion in the EU register and verifying fulfillment of the criteria for registration, checking and enforcing user compliance as well as imposing sanctions for infringements, cooperating with CNAs in provider states, and advising users and collections.