WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore: Twenty-fourth session
22-26 April 2013 (Geneva, Switzerland)

At its 24th session, the Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will continue negotiations on an international instrument/instruments, on the basis of the draft articles on traditional knowledge. The theme of the panel of indigenous and local communities will be: “Indigenous Peoples’ Perspectives on “… the right to maintain, control, protect and develop their intellectual property over … traditional knowledge…” (Article 31, UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples). Visit the meeting’s website, including meeting documents …

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