Table of Contents

  1. Preamble.
  2. Article 1. Objectives
  3. Article 2. Use of Terms
  4. Article 3. Principle
  5. Article 4. Juridictional Scope
  6. Article 5. Cooperation
  7. Article 6. General Measures for Conservation and Sustainable Use
  8. Article 7. Identification and Monitoring
  9. Article 8. In-situ Conservation
  10. Article 9. Ex-situ Conservation
  11. Article 10. Sustainable Use of Components of Biological Diversity
  12. Article 11. Incentive Measures
  13. Article 12. Research and Training
  14. Article 13. Public Education and Awareness
  15. Article 14. Impact Assessment and Minimizing Adverse Impacts
  16. Article 15. Access to Genetic Resources
  17. Article 16. Access to and Transfer of technology
  18. Article 17. Exchange of Information
  19. Article 18. Technical and Scientific Cooperation
  20. Article 19. Handling of Biotechnology and Distribution of its Benefits
  21. Article 20. Financial Resources
  22. Article 21. Financial Mechanism
  23. Article 22. Relationship with Other International Conventions
  24. Article 23. Conference of the Parties
  25. Article 24. Secretariat
  26. Article 25. Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice
  27. Article 26. Reports
  28. Article 27. Settlement of Disputes
  29. Article 28. Adoption of Protocols
  30. Article 29. Amendment of the Convention or Protocols
  31. Article 30. Adoption and Amendment of Annexes
  32. Article 31. Right to Vote
  33. Article 32. Relationship between this Convention and Its Protocols
  34. Article 33. Signature
  35. Article 34. Ratification, Acceptance or Approval
  36. Article 35. Accession
  37. Article 36. Entry Into Force
  38. Article 37. Reservations
  39. Article 38. Withdrawals
  40. Article 39. Financial Interim Arrangements
  41. Article 40. Secretariat Interim Arrangements
  42. Article 41. Depositary
  43. Article 42. Authentic texts
  44. Annex I. Identification and Monitoring
  45. Annex II - Part 1. Arbitration
  46. Annex II - Part 2. Conciliation