Information on the 36th session of the IGC (WIPO)
Docip has the pleasure to inform you on the 36th 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 June 25 to 29, 2018.
Indigenous Consultative Forum (ICF)
The ICF will take place in the Uchtenhagen Room, WIPO Headquarters (AB Building), Geneva on Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 4:00 pm (time tbc).
There will be daily meetings of the Indigenous Peoples' Caucus (room tbc): 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, June 25, from 11:00 am to 11:45 pm. The theme of the panel at the Thirty-Sixth Session is: "Practical Measures Relating to Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources: Databases and Contracts – Indigenous Peoples’ and Local Communities’ Perspectives”.
Docip Technical Secretariat
Docip's staff will be present from June 24 to 29, 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