Information on the 31st session of the IGC (WIPO)
Docip has the pleasure to inform you on the 31st session of the Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC), which will be held at the headquarters of WIPO in Geneva,from September 19 to 23, 2016.
Indigenous Consultative Forum (ICF)
The ICF will take place in the Uchtenhagen Room, WIPO Headquarters (AB Building), Geneva on Sunday, September 18, 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, September 19, from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. The theme of the panel at the Thirty-First Session is: “IGC Draft Articles on the Protection of Traditional Knowledge: Indigenous Peoples’ and Local Communities’ Perspectives”.
Docip Technical Secretariat
Docip's Technical Secretariat for Indigenous Delegates will be located in the Yellow Room, WIPO Headquarter. It will be open from September 18 to 23, 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, +41 78 885 52 89