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Ambassador Boniface Chidyausiku (Zimbabwe)
World Trade Organization
54. The representative of the Secretariat, responding to the representative of Zambia, said that he would take up this issue with the Director of the Technical Cooperation Division of the Secretariat. He recalled that the WTO Secretariat had limited resources but, within those limits, it was seeking to refocus its technical cooperation activities, including those conducted with other organizations. In the TRIPS area, this meant not merely helping countries implement their obligations under the Agreement, but also helping them to take advantage of the IP system as a vehicle for promoting their development. Under the next agenda item, he would report on the new WIPO-WTO joint initiative which had these joint objectives.