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Mr. S. Harbinson (Hong Kong)
D Organizational Matters and Work Programme
78. The representative of Egypt said that the highest priority should be attached to the issue of technical cooperation. In this regard, her delegation believed that the TRIPS Council might play a rôle in the context of Article 67 of the Agreement by reviewing, starting this year, technical and financial cooperation and assistance provided by developed countries in favour of developing and least-developed countries with a view to assisting them in the implementation of the Agreement. It would be useful if periodically adequate information would be provided to and examined by the Council with a view to identifying areas where additional efforts might be necessary to respond to the needs of developing and least-developed countries.