Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: Intellectual Property Focal Persons of the African Regional Economic Communities and Executive Bodies of the African Union
Description: The study visit will create an opportunity for the officials from the AU, NEPAD and the RECs to: meet and exchange views with WIPO officials from the different sectors; obtain a general overview of the organization and familiarize themselves with WIPO’s technical assistance and capacity building programs; and share their respective organizations’ work in the area of IP and innovation in the continent and discuss and identify possible areas of cooperation within the Dakar Declaration on IP Africa which was adopted by the 2016 African Union Summit.
Type: Visit
IP Subject Area: Multiple IP Fields
WIPO Sector: Division for Africa
Date From: 17/05/2016 - 19/05/2016
Venue City: Geneva
Venue/Host Country: Switzerland
Activity held in Language: English , French

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Burkina Faso 2
Zambia 2
United Republic of Tanzania 2
South Africa 2
Nigeria 2
Morocco 1
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 1
Ethiopia 2
Djibouti 1
Central African Republic 2
Botswana 2
Total Number of Participants:  19

Owner / Requester

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


Organizer Name Organizer Type
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO