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Title: Regional Symposium on Traditional Knowledge and Digitalization of Intangible Cultural Heritage
Description: According to the internal memorandum of July 4, 2012, WIPO agreed to organize a Regional Symposium on Traditional Knowledge and Digitalization of Intangible Cultural Heritage, in Yalta, Ukraine, on September 4 and 5, 2012. Nevertheless, in his letter of July 20, 2012 (copy attached), Mr. Volodymyr Dmytryshyn, Deputy Chairman, State Service for Intellectual Property of Ukraine (SIPS), informed WIPO that, considering the importance of copyright issues, Ukraine would like to arrange for the discussion on legislation and enforcement practice in respect of Internet piracy, and to cancel the Symposium on Traditional knowledge. The objective of the Symposium would be to discuss and approve the newly developed draft Tool on traditional knowledge and traditional cultural expressions for countries in transition and Tool on Digitalization of intangible Cultural Heritage, as well as the issues of promotion and follow-up activities.
Category: Meeting
Type: Symposium
IP Subject Area: Intellectual Property
WIPO Sector: Department for Transition and Developed Countries
Date From: 18/09/2012 - 19/09/2012
Venue City: Budapest
Venue/Host Country: Hungary
Activity held in Language: English

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Macedonia 1
Russian Federation 1
Romania 1
Lithuania 1
Kyrgyzstan 1
Georgia 1
Bulgaria 1
Total Number of Participants:  7

Owner / Requester

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


Organizer Name Organizer Type
State Intellectual Property Service of Ukraine Member State / IP Office