Information on the 39th session of the IGC (WIPO)
Docip has the pleasure to inform you on the 39th 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 18 - 22, 2019.
Indigenous Peoples' Preparatory Meeting
The Indigenous Peoples' Preparatory Meeting will take place on Sunday, March 17, 2019, 1:00 - 6:30 PM at "La Pastorale", Maison rose, 106, route de Ferney, Geneva (Bus 5 – Intercontinental stop). We will publish the draft agenda here as soon as it becomes available. If you want to receive an e-mail alert, please send a message to johanna.massa(at)docip.org.
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 (tbc)
Panel of Indigenous and Local Communities
The Panel of Indigenous and Local Communities will take place on Monday, March 18, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The theme of the panel at the Thirty-Ninth Session is: “Draft Articles on Intellectual Property and Traditional Knowledge/Traditional Cultural Expressions: Indigenous Peoples’ and Local Communities’ Perspectives on Subject Matter and Scope of Protection”.
Docip Technical Secretariat
Docip's staff will be present from March 17 to 22, 2019, 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 Johanna Massa: johanna.massa(at)docip.org, +33 6 01 76 06 95