Indonesia to host international meeting on traditional knowledge, folklore protection
Xinhua, 21 November 2009

BALI, INDONESIA: A meeting of the Like-Minded Countries on an international legal instrument for the protection of genetic resources, traditional knowledge and folklore is scheduled to be held from 23-27 November 2009, in Bali, Indonesia. Delegates from 33 countries and experts from international organizations are expected to attend the meeting, which aims to prepare a draft text for an international legal instrument to be presented at the 15th session of the WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore, to be held from 7-11 December 2009, in Geneva, Switzerland. Read the Xinhua article … Read a Jakarta Post article on the issue …