Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: National Seminar on Intellectual Property, Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Heritage
Description: During the official visit of Mr. Abdel Ghaffar to Lebanon, in April 28, 2011, the Director General of the Ministy of Culture of Lebanon, Mr. Omar Halablab, expressed a keen interest in raising awareness in the areas of traditional knowledge (TK) and traditional cultural expressions (TCEs) through holding a National Seminar on Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Heritage in Beirut. Lebanon further expressed this interest at the International Technical Symposium on Intellectual Property and Sustainable Development: Documentation and Registration of Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Cultural Expressions in Muscat, Oman, in June 2011. In this respect, Lebanon asked WIPO to participate in and co-organize this National Seminar and emails have been exchanged between WIPO and the Ministry of Culture of Lebanon suggesting specific dates for the Seminar in November 2011. For further information, please refer to the attached memorandum-
Type: Meeting
IP Subject Area: Multiple IP Fields
WIPO Sector: Department for Traditional Knowledge and Global Challenges
Date From: 24/11/2011 - 25/11/2011
Venue City: Beirut
Venue/Host Country: Lebanon
Activity held in Language: English , Arabic

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Total Number of Participants:  0

Owner / Requester

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


Organizer Name Organizer Type
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO