Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Activity Detail View
Title: African Conference on the Strategic Importance of IP Policies to foster Innovation, Value Creation and Competitiveness and ECOSOC Regional Preparatory Meeting
Description: The objective of the Symposium is to highlight the importance of intellectual property for business development, wealth creation, overall economic growth as well as the effectiveness of intellectual property policies at the national, institutional and corporation level in tapping the opportunities afforded by the intellectual property system. An emphasis will be placed on strategic partnerships at international, regional and national level by State and non State actors as well as on the importance of collaborative research i.e. between research institutions and industries to spur innovation, create value and business growth.
Category: Meeting
Type: Symposium
IP Subject Area: Intellectual Property
WIPO Sector: Regional Bureau for Africa
Date From: 12/03/2013 - 14/03/2013
Venue City: Dar-Es-Salaam
Venue/Host Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Activity held in Language: English , French

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Burkina Faso
Zimbabwe
Zambia
United Republic of Tanzania 50
Uganda
Tunisia
Sudan
South Africa
Sierra Leone
Senegal
Rwanda
Nigeria
Niger
Mozambique
Morocco
Mauritius
Mali
Malawi
Madagascar
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Liberia
Kenya
Guinea
Ethiopia
Egypt
Djibouti
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ivory Coast
Congo
Comoros
Cameroon
Burundi
Botswana
Angola
Algeria
Total Number of Participants:  50

Owner / Requester

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

Organizer

Organizer Name Organizer Type
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa IGO
Economic and Social Council IGO
United Republic of Tanzania Country
Japan Patent Office Member State / IP Office