Information on the 35th session of the IGC (WIPO)
Docip has the pleasure to inform you on the 35th 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 March 19 to 23, 2018.
Indigenous Consultative Forum (ICF)
The ICF will take place in the Uchtenhagen Room, WIPO Headquarters (AB Building), Geneva on Sunday, March 18, 2018 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
There will be daily meetings of the Indigenous Peoples' Caucus (Blue Room): 8:30 am - 10:00 am and 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Panel of Indigenous and Local Communities
The Panel of Indigenous and Local Communities will take place on Monday, March 19, from 11:00 am to 12:15 pm. The theme of the panel at the Thirty-Fifth Session is: "Proposed Patent Disclosure Requirements Related to Genetic Resources – Indigenous Peoples’ and Local Communities’ Perspectives”.
Docip Technical Secretariat
Docip's staff will be present from March 18 to 23, 2018, 8:30 am - 6:00 pm. We will offer the following free services for Indigenous Delegates:
- translations (English/Spanish/French)
- interpretation (English/Spanish)
- logistical support
- reporting and follow-up
For further information please contact Karen Pfefferli: karen(at)docip.org, +41 78 885 52 89