Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: Africa Intellectual Property Forum: Intellectual Property, Regional Integration and Economic Growth in Africa
Description: Upon the initiative of the Government of the United States of America, WIPO has agreed to partner with the US and the Republic of South Africa in the organization of the Africa IP Forum in Cape Town, South Africa, April 3-5, 2012. The Governments of Japan and France have also agreed to co-sponsor this event which will also benefit from the collaboration of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) and the African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI).
Category: Meeting
Type: Meeting (General)
IP Subject Area: Intellectual Property
WIPO Sector: Regional Bureau for Africa
Date From: 03/04/2012 - 05/04/2012
Venue City: Cape Town
Venue/Host Country: South Africa
Activity held in Language: English , French

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Botswana 1
Cameroon 1
Cape Verde 1
Central African Republic 1
Ivory Coast 1
Equatorial Guinea 1
Gambia 1
Guinea 1
Kenya 1
Lesotho 1
Liberia 1
Mali 1
Mauritius 1
Namibia 1
Niger 1
Nigeria 1
Rwanda 1
Senegal 1
Seychelles 1
Sierra Leone 1
South Africa 240
Swaziland 1
Zambia 1
Zimbabwe 1
Burkina Faso 1
Total Number of Participants:  264

Owner / Requester

Owner / Requester Name Owner / Requester Type
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO

Organizer

Organizer Name Organizer Type
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) IGO
Japan Member State / IP Office
Organisation Africaine de la Propriete Intellectuelle IGO
France Country