Department for Traditional Knowledge and Global Challenges

The Department for Traditional Knowledge and Global Challenges is responsible for overseeing the facilitation of the text-based negotiations taking place in the WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) and for providing related technical assistance and capacity-building.

The Department is also responsible for addressing innovation and IP as they interface with global issues such as climate change, public health and food security.

Responsible for:

Further details available in the latest Program and Budget Report.

Management

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Senior Director: KWAKWA Edward

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