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Ambassador Carlos Pérez del Castillo (Uruguay)
Korea, Republic of
35. The representative of Korea introduced his country's technical cooperation efforts for developing and least-developed countries. He promised to submit a paper in greater detail shortly. Briefly, in June 1999, in the framework of APEC, Korea had organized a symposium for developing country APEC economies to help them implement the TRIPS Agreement. The participation in this symposium by the WTO Secretariat had played an important role in the success of the symposium. Korea was also planning, as a leading member of the Collective Action Plan on IPR, within the Committee on Trade and Investment of APEC, to hold an international workshop and the 11th Intellectual Property Eminent Persons Group meeting on Cheju Island in July 2000.