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WTO Global Seminar on IP
Symposium on LDC Needs Assessment to Implement the TRIPS Agreement - English. The Symposium aims at supporting least developed country Members to provide as much information as possible to the TRIPS Council on their priority needs in order to assist them taking the steps necessary to implement the TRIPS Agreement, taking due account of each country's individual developmental and other domestic objectives. LDCs and potential donors as well as regional and international organization will share their respective experiences in the needs assessment process.
Notes/Key results
With the participation of: World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), World Health Organization (WHO), East African Community (EAC), Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), Organisation africaine de la propriété intellectuelle (OAPI), African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) - The intended beneficiary countries are listed below.
Trade Information
Project Number WTO12/10
Trade Category Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights
Dates 31/10/2012 - 05/11/2012
Reporting Agency World Trade Organization (WTO)
Implementing Agencies / Countries World Trade Organization (WTO)
Asian Research on Trade Network (ARTNeT)
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Cooperating Agencies
Host Country Switzerland
Invited Countries
Bangladesh; Cambodia; Madagascar; Malawi; Mali; Nepal; Rwanda; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Tanzania, United Republic of; Uganda
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