United Nations Development Programme, 12 January 2018
CBD Study finds 'GISAID might provide useful lessons and insight to ABS discussions'
Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
A peer-reviewed fact-finding and scoping study on digital sequence information on genetic resources in the context of the Convention on Biological Diversity and the Nagoya Protocol, highlights key advantages of GISAID’s sharing mechanism and a fair and equitable benefit-sharing resulting from access to data.
With the core principals of timely international sharing of health data for protecting populations against lethal infectious disease outbreaks and adherence to scientific etiquette of acknowledgement of the source of data has resulted in global trust and confidence in GISAID. see the Monetary and Non-monetary Benefits GISAID meets under the Nagoya Protocol.