WG8j Recommendations

Voluntary guidelines for the development of mechanisms, legislation or other appropriate initiatives to ensure the [free,] prior informed consent [or approval and involvement] of indigenous peoples and local communities for accessing their knowledge, innovations and practices, the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from the use and application of such knowledge, innovations and practices relevant for the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity and for reporting and preventing unlawful appropriation of traditional knowledge
Task 15 of the multi-year programme of work on the implementation of Article 8(j) and related provisions: best-practice guidelines for the repatriation of indigenous and traditional knowledge
A glossary of relevant key terms and concepts to be used within the context of Article 8(j) and related provisions
Recommendations from the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues to the Convention on Biological Diversity
In-depth dialogue on thematic areas and other cross-cutting issues