Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

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
Algeria
Angola
Botswana
Burundi
Cameroon
Comoros
Congo
Ivory Coast
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Djibouti
Egypt
Ethiopia
Guinea
Kenya
Liberia
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritius
Morocco
Mozambique
Niger
Nigeria
Rwanda
Senegal
Sierra Leone
South Africa
Sudan
Tunisia
Uganda
United Republic of Tanzania 50
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Burkina Faso
Total Number of Participants:  50

Owner / Requester

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

Organizer

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