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MAKING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY A TOOL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: A DIALOGUE WITH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY TEACHERS

ICTSD and QUNO Dinner Roundtable
Geneva, Switzerland, 6 July 2006

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Place: Château de Penthes, 18 Chemin de l'Impératrice, 1292 Geneva
Thursday,6 July, 2006 from 19h30 to 21h00

Description

The International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) and the Quaker UN Office (QUNO) organized an informal meeting with the purpose of facilitating interaction between intellectual property (IP) professors attending the "WIPO & WTO colloquium for Teachers of Intellectual Property" and Geneva delegates and civil society representatives on current IP and Sustainable development issues.

The dialogue started with an introduction by Pedro Roffe and Martin Watson on the work undertaken by ICTSD and QUNO on Intellectual Property and Development matters. After, this brief introduction, Sisule Musungu of the South Centre gave a brief overview of current IP debates including the recent Provisional Committee on Proposals Related to a WIPO Development Agenda (PCDA). This was followed by an open discussion on IP policy issues by participants.

Agenda:

7:00 p.m. Welcoming remarks

Martin Watson, QUNO

Pedro Roffe, ICTSD

7:30 p.m. New global challenges and opportunities for a development agenda

Current IP debates including the recent Provisional Committee on Proposals Related to a WIPO Development Agenda (PCDA)

Sisule Musungu, South Centre

8:00 p.m. Discussion

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