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Swakopmund Protocol on the Protection of Traditional Knowledge and Expressions of Folklore within the Framework of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO)

Date of TextAdopted on August 9, 2010 at Swakopmund
Host Institution:African Regional Industrial Property Organization (ARIPO)
MembersContracting Parties/Signatories
Subject MatterGenetic Resources, Traditional Cultural Expressions, Traditional Knowledge (TK)
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Treaty Text
English

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