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Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Decision No. 391 of the Commission of the Cartagena Agreement – Common Regime on Access to Genetic Resources
Decision No. 391 regulates member countries' access to genetic resources and products thereof, for a variety of purposes, and pursuant to the principles and provisions contained in the Convention on Biological Diversity. Its general provisions are directed to promoting the use and sustainable development of genetic resources, strengthening integration and scientific, technical and cultural cooperation among the member countries and contributing to their harmonious and full development.
Signed in Caracas, Venezuela, on 2 July 1996.