The WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore is, in accordance with its mandate , undertaking text-based negotiations with the objective of reaching agreement on a text(s) of an international legal instrument(s), which will ensure the effective protection of traditional knowledge (TK), traditional cultural expressions (TCEs) and genetic resources (GRs).
Sessions of the WIPO Intergovernmental Committee commence with indigenous panels – presentations by a panel of representatives of indigenous and local communities.
- IGC: What is happening now?
- Meetings and documents
- IGC Mandate 2018/2019
- Provisional schedule for IGC in 2019