Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: Young African Innovators, Creators and Entrepreneurs Workshop: Intellectual Property (IP), Innovation , Creativity for Entrepreneurship and Job Creation
Description: This meeting will bring together high level policy makers, including Ministers responsible for trade and industry, science and technology, agriculture, creative industry and communications from across the continent; senior government officials, as well as public and private sector businesses and inventors; intergovernmental organizations, regional economic and IP institutions and opinion leaders (from within and outside Africa), to highlight the relevance of IP as an engine for promoting innovation, scientific and technological transformation of African economies.
Type: Workshop
IP Subject Area: Patents
WIPO Sector: Division for Africa
Date From: 02/11/2015 - 05/11/2015
Venue City: Dakar
Venue/Host Country: Senegal
Activity held in Language: English , French

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Burkina Faso 2
Zimbabwe 1
Zambia 2
United Republic of Tanzania 1
Uganda 3
Tunisia 1
South Africa 1
Sierra Leone 1
Senegal 2
Rwanda 1
Morocco 1
Mauritania 2
Malawi 1
Lesotho 1
Kenya 2
Ivory Coast 1
Congo 1
Algeria 1
Total Number of Participants:  25

Owner / Requester

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


Organizer Name Organizer Type
FIT/Japan Institution
The Government of Japan Institution
Government of Australia Member State / IP Office
Government of Senegal Country
African Innovation Fund Institution
Demo Africa Institution