Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
Understanding Regarding Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge
Subject to Legal Review in English and French for Accuracy, Clarity and Consistency.
Subject to Authentication of English and French Versions.
The Governments of Canada and of the Republic of Peru have reached the following understanding concerning
biodiversity and traditional knowledge in connection with the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement signed this day:
Canada and the Republic of Peru recognize that the equitable sharing of benefits that may result from the
utilisation of traditional knowledge relevant for the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity
can be addressed through appropriate mechanisms.
SIGNED in duplicate at ___________, this ____ day of _____ 201_, in the English, French, and Spanish languages,
each version being equally valid.
For The Government of Canada
For the Government of the Republic of Peru