Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: Regional Meeting for Arab Countries on the Beijing and Marrakesh Treaties
Description: This memorandum seeks your approval to organize a regional meeting to promote the most recent WIPE-administered treaties mentioned above with a view to a prompt ratification/accession in the region.
The proposed arrangements are as follows:
1. Title:
Regional Meeting for Arab Countries on the Beijing and Marrakesh Treaties
2. Venue: Muscat – Sultanate of Oman
3. Dates: April 1, 2015
4. Organizers: WIPO in cooperation with the Government of the Sultanate of Oman – Ministry of Commerce and Industry
5. Program:
Draft program attached
6. Participants invited
by WIPO : Other than the host country (Oman), the heads of copyright offices of the following countries/organizations participating in regional meeting organized by CDD the preceding days:
Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Soudan, Syria, Tunisia, Qatar, Palestinian National Authority (PNA), United Arab Emirates, Yemen and the Head of the Intellectual Property Unit at the League of Arab States (21).
8. Speakers: Expert from Morocco (financed by WIPO)
Expert from France (financed by WIPO)
Expert from UK (financed by WIPO)
Expert from Egypt (financed by WIPO)
Key NGOs (self-financed)
7. WIPO officials: Ms. Lung and Mr. Ferraz
8. Working languages:
English and Arabic with simultaneous interpretation
9. WIPO’s
contribution: WIPO will cover the
* one DSA of the Heads of Copyright Offices
* Travel and DSA of the WIPO staff
* Travel, DSA and honoraria for speakers and honoraria of participant speakers (see above)
* Cost of interpretation equipment and hiring of interpreters (2)
* Conference costs
10. Contribution of
host country: Conference room
Coffee breaks (2)
A hospitality event
Logistic and administrative support
Type: Workshop
IP Subject Area: Multiple IP Fields
WIPO Sector: Copyright Law Division
Date From: 01/04/2015 - 01/04/2015
Venue City: Muscat
Venue/Host Country: Oman
Activity held in Language: Arabic , English

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
South Africa 1
Total Number of Participants:  1