||This Mission Request proposes the following initiatives/activities:
1.Meet with Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA) in Dubai in order to finalize the terms of the MoU for a FIT contribution from the EIPA (see, attached email) for WIPO Re:Search and prepare with them an associated work plan for 2015.
2.Meet additional potential members for both WIPO Re:Search and WIPO GREEN in Dubai and Abu Dhabi (tbc).
This Mission follows-up on the decision of EIPA to join WIPO Re:Search as a Supporter, including their interest in providing financial support to the project. In addition, EIPA has also expressed interest in learning more about WIPO GREEN, given the importance of the energy sector in the region, for EIPA as an organization and some of its members maybe in WIPO GREEN