Accessing biological collections

Improving capabilities for exchange of information on biological resources
Mediating access to collections of biological materials
Improving communication among biological collection institutions
This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities.

Agenda 21 recommends considering establishing or strengthening national or international capabilities and networks for exchange of data and information of relevance to conservation of biological diversity and sustainable use of biological and genetic resources.

Type Classification:
E: Emanations of other strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal