||Within the framework of the program of technical cooperation between WIPO and the Swedish Patent and Registration Office (PRV), WIPO organized, in cooperation with PRV and with the assistance of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), a Training and Advisory Program on Intellectual Property Rights in the Global Economy for the Least Developed Countries in Stockholm, from August 31 to September 19, 2014. A copy of the approved memorandum is attached for ease of reference.
Following consultations with the Government of Myanmar, it is proposed to organize the follow-up to the Training Program in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, from March 8 to 13, 2015.
The letter of October 20, 2014, confirming the commitment of the Government of Myanmar to host the follow-up meeting of the Training Program is attached.
The main purpose of the Follow-up Training Program is to share relevant experiences among the participants on the performance of individual country projects identified during the Training Program in Stockholm, in August/September 2014, and to formulate action plans for the future.
The provisional program, the cost estimate (Budget Program LDCs 0035-P1248) and the list of participants are also attached.
With the exception of the cost related to participants from WIPO and expenses for reception and other minor miscellaneous expenses, the entire program is financed by Sida.