Compte rendu ‒ Conseil des ADPIC ‒ Afficher les détails de l'intervention/la déclaration

Ambassador W. Armstrong (New Zealand)
World Trade Organization
G.ii Technical and financial cooperation (paragraph 33 of document IP/C/8)
53. The representative of the Secretariat said that the Intellectual Property and Investment Division of the WTO Secretariat was in touch with those who were handling the Secretariat end of the preparation for the high level meeting. He also informed the Council in this context that the Secretariat was organising a second workshop on the TRIPS Agreement specifically directed towards the least-developed and other Sub-Saharan African countries, which was scheduled to take place at the end of June or the beginning of July this year and to be conducted in French. Like the first such workshop, which had been held in October 1996 and conducted in English, the second workshop would be financed from the Norwegian contribution to the WTO Trust Fund. Speakers would include representatives of WTO Members, officials of the International Bureau of WIPO, private practitioners and staff members of the WTO Secretariat.