Actas - Consejo de los ADPIC en Sesión Extraordinaria - Ver detalles de la intervención/declaración

Ambassador C. Trevor Clarke (Barbados)
B.i Cluster 1 (Legal effects and participation)
88. The representative of South Africa thanked the European Communities for the responses and said that he had been heartened to hear the European Communities make several comments about S&D. His delegation reserved its right to make more detailed comments at a later stage. His preliminary comment was that South Africa shared the same concerns as El Salvador, New Zealand and Canada, and that the questions posed by the Joint Proposal Group had not been answered adequately, if at all. He believed that the information requested was vital for the debate to go forward, and like other co sponsors of the joint proposal, his delegation urged the European Communities to submit this document as a formal legal negotiating proposal so that the register issue could be discussed more constructively.