30th Session of the IGC : May 30 - June 3, 2016
The 30th session of the Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) will be held at the headquarters of WIPO in Geneva, from May 30 to June 3, 2016.
Website of IGC30: http://www.wipo.int/meetings/en/details.jsp?meeting_id=39724
Indigenous Consultative Forum (ICF)
The ICF will take place in the Uchtenhagen Room, WIPO Headquarters (AB Building), Geneva on Sunday, May 29, 2016 from 2:00 to 5:00 pm. Registration will be open from 13.30 pm at the reception.
Panel of Indigenous and Local Communities
The Panel of Indigenous and Local Communities will take place on Monday, May 30, from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. The theme of the panel at the Thirtieth Session is: “Intellectual Property, Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge: Sharing Indigenous and Local Community Experiences and Perspectives”.
Information Note for the Panel of Indigenous and Local Communities:
Draft Agenda for the Thirtieth Session:
Draft Program for the Thirtieth Session:
Draft Report of the Twenty-ninth Session:
IGC Preparation Kit:
Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Portal
Visit the WIPO Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Portal here:
Docip Technical Secretariat
Docip's Technical Secretariat for Indigenous Delegates will be located in the Yellow Room, WIPO Headquarter. It will be open from May 30 to June 3, 2016, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm and offer the following free services for Indigenous Delegates:
- translations (English/Spanish/French/Russian)
- interpretation (English/Spanish)
- computer and printer
- information desk
For further information please contact Karen Pfefferli: karen(at)docip.org