Policy

Group Objective

The objective of this group is to bring together DivSeek Intl Members and Observers and Policy Makers to:

  • Understand the current legal and policy framework for sharing genetic sequence data and historical collections of PGR,
  • Lead science-based discussions about implications of data-sharing and
  • Share perspectives on best practices related to access and benefit sharing consistent with international treaties.
Expected Outcomes

Review papers, training, webinars and workshops to identify gaps and increase awareness about international agreements within the DivSeek Intl community.

Group Leaders

Emily Marden (University of British Columbia) and Brad Sherman (University of Queensland)

Interested in joining? Please email Katy Navabi.