According to the provisions of the Cartagena Protocol and the Law on Biosafety, the Ministry of Environment (ME) was appointed the national authority in charge of their implementation. The relevant institutional framework established at the national level to ensure implementation of the Law on Biosafety, comprised of:
Ministry of Environment;
The National Biosafety Committee;
The National Focal Point for the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and the BCH (NFP CP and BCH);
The National Task Force for Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and the BCH
The National Biosafety Committee - operates as the interdepartmental authority and consists of 14 members.
The National Authority on Biosafety - the Ministry of Environment is the national environmental authority, which has the function to ensure fulfillment at the national level of the responsibilities resulting from provisions of the international legal acts regarding implementation of biosafety measures on GMO use.
The National Focal Point for the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and the BCH - is a nominated person responsible for ensuring the relations with the Secretariat of the CBD and the CP, and to promote the requirement on Biosafety at national level.
The National Task Force for Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and the BCH – is a CP implementation body composed of 8 members from various governmental bodies, research and civil society, with responsibility to help the NFP in the implementation of the CP.
Gheorghe SALARU, Minister Мinistry of Environment
# 9 Cosmonautilor str., МD-2005, Chisinau.
Tel: +(373 22) 20-45-07
Tel/Fax: +(373 22) 22-68-58