The International Environmental Law Research Centre (Kenya) and the Biosafety Interdisciplinary Network (RIBios) of the University of Geneva hosted a Workshop on Liability and Redress under the Cartagena Protocol in Mombasa from 22 to 26 September 2003 with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

The objectives of the Workshop were to:

  • Look at liability & redress legal regimes operative in Kenya and Uganda

  • Identify gaps in those regimes

  • Learn from existing liability and redress regimes at international law and from Switzerland

  • Suggest tenets of a biosafety liability & redress system, and

  • Identify issues for further discussion & consensus

Please use the menu on the left-hand side to browse through the list of participants, Participants' presentations, the Report and the Workshop's Final Statement.

Further Information

on the Workshop and its follow up:

please contact IELRC (Kenya) at

or Dr Patricia Kameri-Mbote at

International Environmental Law Research Centre:

please visit

Biosafety Interdisciplinary Network

please visit