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2009

16 December
Transfer of Climate Change Technolgies: Challenges and opportunitites for Copenhagen and beyond
Organized by ICTSD, Copenhagen, Denmark
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10-11 December
African Dialogue on Technology Transfer for Local Manufacturing Capacity on Drugs and Vaccines
Organized by ICTSD and UNCTAD with the support of the WHO and the European Comission, Cape Town, South Africa
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7-9 December
Workshop on Flexibilities in International Intellectual Property Rules and Local Production of Pharmaceuticals for the Southern Central and West African Region
Organized by ICTSD, UNCTAD, BMZ and InWent, Cape Town, South Africa
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19 November
The WIPO Development Agenda and the Right to Development: Towards Bridging the Gap?
Organized by ICTSD, UNCTAD, and OHCHR, Geneva, Switzerland
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17 November
Assessing the Implementation of the WIPO Development Agenda: Insights and Options from Recent Research
Organized by ICTSD and QUNO, Geneva, Switzerland
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04 November
ICTSD-QUNO Dialogue on IPRs in Bilateral and Regional Trade Agreements and Public Health
Organized by ICTSD and QUNO, Geneva, Switzerland
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03 November
Recent Research on Piracy and IP Enforcement in Developing Countries: Issues and Lessons
Organized by ICTSD and SSRC, Geneva, Switzerland
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18 September
IP Offices and the Implementation of the WIPO Development Agenda: Challenges and Opportunities
Organized by ICTSD, UNCTAD, Geneva, Switzerland
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15 July
Innovation in Brazil, India and South Africa: A New Drive for Economic Growth and Development
Organized by ICTSD, CEBRI, Prospectiva Consulting, and the Brazil Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, Geneva, Switzerland
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7 July
Ministerial Breakfast Roundtable at the ECOSOC High Level Segment on Global Public Health, and High-Quality and Low-Cost Pharmaceutical Production in Developing Countries
Organized by ICTSD, UNCTAD, and the World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva, Switzerland
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11 June
Climate Change, Technology Transfer and IPRs: Recent Developments and the Way Forward
Organized by ICTSD, Bonn, Germany
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29 May
Limitations and Exceptions to Copyright: Recent Developments and the Way Forward
UNCTAD-ICTSD, Geneva, Switzerland
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30 April
The WIPO Development Agenda and the Public Domain: UNCTAD-ICTSD Side-Event at the WIPO Committee on Development and Intellectual Property
UNCTAD-ICTSD, Geneva, Switzerland
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16 April
The Negotiation and Implementation of IPR Provisions in Free Trade Agreements: Experiences and Lessons for Developing Countries
Organized by ICTSD, the World Bank Institute (WBI), and UNCTAD, Geneva, Switzerland
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14-15 April
Examination of Pharmaceutical Patents from a Public Health Perspective in the Arab Region
Organized by ICTSD, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the World Health Organization (WHO), Cairo, Egypt
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27 March
Reflecting on Recent Developments and Future Challenges in the Area of Access to Medicines, IP and Health Innovation
Organised by ICTSD, Médecins Sans Frontières, and the University of Amsterdam, Geneva, Switzerland
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27 March
Climate Change, Transfer of Technology, and Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs)
Organised by ICTSD, Geneva, Switzerland
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23 February
The WTO US-China Panel Report: Findings and Implications for the Future of IPRs Enforcement
UNCTAD-ICTSD, Geneva, Switzerland
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2008

8-10 September
Access to Knowledge Conference (A2K3)
Organized by ICTSD, the Yale Law School Information Society Project, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI), Fundacio Getulio Vargas School of Law, Electronic Information for Libraries (eIFL.net), The International Federation of Library Associations, Library Copyright Alliance and 3D, and IQsensato
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5-7 September
Exploring the Forces that Will Shape the Future of Global IP Policy and Access to Knowledge: A Retreat on Scenarios for the Future
Organized by ICTSD, the European Patent Office (EPO), and IQSensato
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26 August
Life Sciences Symposium: Patent Landscaping and Transfer of Technology under Multilateral Environmental Agreements
Organized by ICTSD and the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO)
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17 July
The Global IP Enforcement Debate: New Economic Perspectives and Policy Challenges
Organized by ICTSD and UNCTAD, Geneva, Switzerland
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7 July
Dialogue for "WTO-WIPO Colloquium for Teachers of Intellectual Property" Participants to meet with the Geneva IP Community
Organized by ICTSD and the Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO), Chateau des Penthes, Geneva, Switzerland
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16 June
Encouraging Technology Transfer to LDCs: Towards a more effective implementation of TRIPS Article 66
Organized by ICTSD and UNCTAD, Geneva, Switzerland
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5-6 May
Monitoring the Impact of IP Protection on Public Health: Reviewing Progress
Organized by ICTSD and UNCTAD, Geneva, Switzerland
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28-29 April
Regional Dialogue on the European Economic Partnership Agreemnets, Intellectual Property, Innovation and Sustainable Development for the CEMAC Countries
Organized by ICTSD and ACDIC, Yaoundé, Cameroon
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22-24 February
A Workshop with Indigenous Representatives in preparation of the 12th Session of WIPO's Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore
Organized byThe Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property and ICTSD, Château de Bossey, Switzerland
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23 January
Negotiating Biodiversity, Trade and Intellectual Property: Implications of regional and bilateral trade agreements
Organized by ICTSD, Geneva, Switzerland
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2007

13-14 December
Consultation on the Examination of Pharmaceutical Patents: Developing Public Health Perspectives
Organized by ICTSD, CENTAD, and the WHO, New Delhi, India
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22-26 October
Fostering R&D and Promoting Access to Medicine
Organized by ICTSD, Bellagio, Italy
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11 October
Is product patent protection necessary in developing countries for innovation? R&D by Indian pharmaceutical companies after TRIPS
Organized by ICTSD and UNCTAD, Geneva, Switzerland
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08 October
Intellectual Property and Competition Law: Exploration of some Issues of Relevance to Developing Countries
Organized by ICTSD, Geneva, Switzerland
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13 - 14 September
Workshop on Assessing the Impact of New Patent Standards on the Price of Medicines
Organised by ICTSD with the Fundacion Plenitud, the World Health Organization, the Pan-American Health Organization, the Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC), and Secretaría de Estado de Salud Pública y Assistencia Social (SESPAS), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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23 - 30 July
Assessing the Needs for Financial and Technical Cooperation of Least Developed Countries in Implementing the TRIPS Agreement National Stakeholder Consultations, Uganda
Organised by ICTSD, Ministry of Tourism, Trade and Industry of Uganda and Saana Consulting, Kampala, Uganda
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9 - 16 July
Assessing the Needs for Financial and Technical Cooperation of Least Developed Countries in Implementing the TRIPS Agreement National Stakeholder Consultations, Sierra Leone
Organised by ICTSD, Ministry of Trade and Industry of Sierra Leone and Saana Consulting, Freetown, Sierra Leone
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26 June
Dialogue for "WTO-WIPO Colloquium for Teachers of Intellectual Property" Participants to meet with Geneva IP Community
Organised by ICTSD in partnership with QUNO, Geneva, Switzerland
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14 - 15 June
Dialogo Regional Sobre Pautas Para El Examen De Patentes Farmacéuticas
Organizado por la OMS, UBA, ICTSD y UNDP, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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14 June
Dialogue on Implementing the WIPO Development Agenda: Comparing National Approaches to Promoting Coherence between Public Policy Objectives and IP Laws
Organised by ICTSD, side-event at WIPO PCDA fourth session, Geneva, Switzerland
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6 June
Dialogue on the Essential Elements of a WIPO Development Agenda: What Could Constitute Success?
Organised by ICTSD, Geneva, Switzerland
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30
- 31 May
Regional Dialogue on the Economic Partnership Agreements, Intellectual Property and Sustainable Development for the ECOWAS Countries
Organised by ICTSD in partnership with ENDA and QUNO, Saly (Dakar), Senegal
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27 - 29 May
Taller en Evaluación del Impacto de las Disposiciones de ADPIC + en el Sector Farmacéutico
ICTSD con CINPE y WHO, Costa Rica
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3
May
Dialogue on Improving Intellectual Property Technical Cooperation for LDCs to Facilitate the Implementation of the TRIPS Agreement
Organised by ICTSD with Saana Consulting, Geneva, Switzerland
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21 February
ICTSD Side Event on New Trends in Technology: Implications for a WIPO Development Agenda with Prof. John Barton
Organised by ICTSD, Geneva, Switzerland

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19 February
ICTSD Working Lunch on Reform of the Intellectual Property System and a WIPO Development Agenda with Prof. John Barton
Organised by ICTSD, Geneva, Switzerland

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16 - 18 February
Intra-Regional Dialogue Economic Partnership Agreements: Intellectual Property Rights & TRIPS Compatibility
Organised by ICTSD, CAFOD, CIEL and QUNO, Jongny, Switzerland
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2006

6 December
Recent International Developments in Access and Benefit Sharing Regulatory Framework
A side event at the WIPO IGC on IP, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore being organised by ICTSD and CIEL, Geneva, Switzerland
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20 November
Policy Seminar: the Future of the Intellectual Property System
Organised by ICTSD

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7 November

Consultation on Developing a Methodology to Facilitate Trade-Related Policy Coherence for Sustainable Access to Medicines
Organised by ICTSD
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6 October
Recent Multilateral and Bilateral Trends in IP Policy Making: Lessons and Challenges for Africa
Organised by CIEL, TRALAC and ICTSD

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14 September
Technical Consultation on the review of draft guidelines for the examination of pharmaceutical patents
Organised by WHO, UNCTAD and ICTSD
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23 August
Derechos de propiedad intelectual y acuerdos comerciales: negociando la salud y la biodiversidad
Organized by InBio, CINPE and ICTSD
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21-22 August
Taller Regional Para El Desarrollo de Una Normativa Modelo de Datos de Prueba de Productos Farmeceuticos y Agroquimicosa
Organized by UNCTAD, CINPE and ICTSD
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31 July - 1 August
Developing a Methodology to Assess the Impact of TRIPS-Plus Provisions Affecting Drug Prices.
Organized by WHO, World Bank Institute and ICTSD
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6 July
Making Intellectual Property a Tool for Sustainable Development: A Dialogue with Intellectual Property Teachers.
Organized by ICTSD and QUNO
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16 May
Dialogo Nacional sobre Propiedad Intelectual, Innovación y Desarrollo Sostenible.

Organizado por el proyecto UNCTAD-ICTSD en cooperación con el Instituto del Banco Mundial, CEPAL y ASIES
Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala

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10-12 Mayo
Diálogo Regional sobre Propiedad Intelectual, Innovación y Desarrollo Sostenible

Organizado por UNCTAD-ICTSD en cooperación con el Instituto del Banco Mundial, CEPAL y CINPE

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3 May
IP Commitments in FTAs: Implementation Challenges for Developing Countries
Dinner Roundtable, Geneva
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26 April
Protection of Traditional Knowledge and Folklore: Perspectives on WIPO Draft Provisions

Roundtable Co-organised by ICTSD, CIEL, IDDRI, IUCN and QUNO, Geneva
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28 March
Disclosure Requirements in Patent Applications: A tool against misappropriation or an obstacle to innovation?
ICTSD Side event, Curitiba
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3 March
Stimulating Innovation in Developing Countries: the role of Utility Models
UNCTAD/ICTSD Roundtable, Geneva

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2005

15 December
ICTSD Trade and Development Session: Recovering Multilateralism in IP Policy Making: Can the WTO Deliver?

Sixth World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference, Trade and Development Symposium, 13-17 December, Hong Kong Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
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14 December

ICTSD Environment and Natural Resources Session: Disclosure of Origin - A Deal Maker in the Doha Round?

Sixth World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference, Trade and Development Symposium, 13-17 December, Hong Kong Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
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21-22 November

Technical Workshop: The Use of Geographical Indications, Appellations of Origin, Collective Marks to Promote Sustainable Development and Biotrade
ICTSD, UNCTAD BioTrade, SPDA and CAN, Lima, Peru
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24-28 October

Fifth Bellagio Series on IPRs and Development - Intellectual Property and Sustainable Development: Revisiting the Agenda in a New Context

ICTSD - UNCTAD Dialogue, Rockefeller Foundation Study and Conference Centre, Bellagio - Lake Como, Italy
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27 September

The Future Work of the IGC: Towards an Effective Protection of Traditional Knowledge and Folklore

ICTSD Consultation, Geneva
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23 September
The International Copyright System: Limitations, Exceptions and Public Interest Considerations for Developing Countries in the Digital Environment

ICTSD Roundtable
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11-12 July
Technical Cooperation for Intellectual Property Policy in Developing Countries
ICTSD Dialogue, Geneva
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29 June
Egypt National Dialogue - Current Trends in IP Policy and Public Health
Cairo, Egypt
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26-28 June
Arab Regional Dialogue - Intellectual Property Rights, Innovation and Sustainable Development
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt
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21 April
Implementing Intellectual Property Rights from a Development Perspective: ICTSD-UNCTAD Reception to launch the 'Resource Book on TRIPS and Development'
World Meteorological Organisation, Geneva

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21 April
Disclosure Requirements: Incorporating the CBD Principles in the TRIPS Agreement On the Road to Hong Kong.
WTO Public Symposium, Geneva

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19 April
Trade, Agriculture and IP: Issues in the Lead-Up to Hong Kong.
Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue, Finnish Parliament, Helsinki

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7 April
Rountable Presentation of the UNCTAD-ICTSD Resource Book on TRIPS and Development
ICTSD-UNCTAD Roundtable, International Environment House 2, Geneva

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17 January

Trade in Cultural Goods, Traditional Knowledge and Intellectual Property
Third Global Forum on Human Development, Paris, France

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2004


29 November - 3 December
UNCTAD - ICTSD - Moving the pro-development IP agenda forward: Preserving Public Goods in health, education and learning. The Fourth Bellagio Series of Dialogues on Development and Intellectual Property
Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Study and Conference Center, Northern Italy

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12 November
UNCTAD - ICTSD - FTA Watch - National Dialogue on "Intellectual Property Rights and FTAs"

Convention Hall, Chulabhorn Research Institute Bangkok, Thailand

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8-10 November
UNCTAD - ICTSD - HKU - IDRC Regional Dialogue on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs), Innovation and Sustainable Development
Hong Kong, SAR, People’s Republic of China

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12-16 October
UNCTAD - ICTSD - Policy Options for Assuring Affordable Access to Essential Medicines. The Bellagio Series on Development and Intellectual Property Policy
Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Study and Conference Center, Northern Italy
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6 October
ICTSD - Roundtable on Technical Assistance for the Formulation and Implementation of Intellectual Property Policy in Developing Countries and Transition Economies
International Environment House 2, Geneva

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24 September
ICTSD - SIDA Policy Dialogue on Intellectual Property Rights in the International Trading System 10 Years After Marrakech
Stockholm, Sweden
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22 September
ICTSD Roundtable on The Challenge of Incorporating a Development Agenda in WIPO
WMO, Geneva

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21- 22 July
ICTSD - Fundción Agenda Colombia - Compensar - El Tiempo: Globalización, Derechos de Propriedad Intelectual y Equidad Social: Retos y Oportunidades de Los Acuerdos de Libre Comercio
Bogotá, Colombia, Sala Brahms de Compensar
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29 June - 1 July
ICTSD - UNCTAD - TIPS Regional Dialogue: Innovation, Intellectual Property Rights and Sustainable Development in Eastern and Southern Africa
Victoria and Alfred Hotel, Cape Town South Africa

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17 June
UNCTAD XI: IPRs - Challenges for Development
Ahembly Convention Center, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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16 June
ICTSD - UNAIDS - DST AIDS SP: Intellectual Property and Health - Civil Society Meeting in Sao Paulo, Brazil
Centro de Referência e Treinamento em AIDS de São Paulo
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17 May
UNCTAD-ICTSD Policy Dialogue on Intellectual Property Rights and Development 10 Years after Marrakech: Where are we? Where are we heading?
World Meteorological Organization, Geneva

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24 March
Diálogo Nacional "Elevación de los Estándares de propiedad intelectual en los acuerdos regionales de comercio", organizado por el Proyecto ICTSD – UNCTAD sobre Propiedad Intelectual y Desarrollo Sostenible, el Centro de Estudios Interdisciplinarios de Derecho Industrial y Económico (CEIDIE) de la Universidad de Buenos Aires, y la Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental (SPDA).
Facultad de Derecho - UBA - Salon Rojo, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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22-23 March
Diálogo Regional Sudamericano sobre Propiedad Intelectual y Desarrollo Sostenible, organizado por el Proyecto ICTSD – UNCTAD sobre Propiedad Intelectual y Desarrollo Sostenible, el Centro de Estudios Interdisciplinarios de Derecho Industrial y Económico (CEIDIE) de la Universidad de Buenos Aires, y la Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental (SPDA).
Grand Boulevard Hotel, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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19 March
ICTSD-UNCTAD Dialogue on Exploring the environmental and developmental dimensions of geographical indications, coorganised in collaboration with the Institut du développement durable et des relations internationales (IDDRI).

WIPO, Geneva

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17 March
ICTSD-UNCTAD Dialogue on WIPO's new IGC Mandate: Implications for intellectual property, biodiversity and traditional knowledge, coorganised in collaboration with the World Conservation Union (IUCN).
WIPO, Geneva

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16 March
ICTSD-UNCTAD Dialogue on Development in the information age: Intellectual property, computer software and e-commerce, with Ruth Okediji, University of Minnesota, and William Drake, ICTSD Senior Associate.
WIPO, Geneva

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2003

20 November
Strategic Dialogue on Coherence between Multilateral, Regional and Bilateral Processes on Intellectual Property
Founder's Hall, University of Miami, Florida, USA

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17-18 November
Americas Trade and Sustainable Development Forum (ATSDF). Thematic Tent on Trade, Knowledge and Intellectual Property Rights.
Courtyard Marriott Miami Downtown, Florida, USA

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18-21 September
Towards Development-Oriented IP Policy: Advancing the Reform Agenda. The Bellagio Series on Development and Intellectual Property Policy
Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Study and Conference Center, Northern Italy

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12 July
Informal ICTSD Roundtable: "Cases and views on the relationship between IPRs, genetic resources and traditional knowledge".
Geneva, Switzerland

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11 July
Open Dialogue: "International Processes on Genetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge: Which Way Forward?". Presented by ICTSD, IUCN and SPDA.
Geneva, Switzerland

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11 April
Policy Dialogue on a Proposal for an International Science and Technology Treaty. Science and Technology Diplomacy Initiative and the ICTSD-UNCTAD Project on IPRs and Sustainable Development.
Geneva, Switzerland

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2002

30 October-2 November
Towards Development-Oriented IP Policy: Setting An Agenda For The Next Five Years. The Bellagio Series on Development and Intellectual Property Policy
Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Study and Conference Center, Northern Italy

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29-30 October
Intellectual Property and Biodiversity Workshop. Organised in collaboration with Centro Ecuatoriano de Derecho Ambiental (CEDA), Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental (SDPA) and the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) in the context of the Forum "Towards Civil Society Participation in the Americas"
Quito, Ecuador

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14-15 October
Expert Workshop on Trade, Intellectual Property and Sustainable Development. Organised in collaboration with Ecologic in the context of the UNCTAD-ICTSD Capacity Building Project on IPRs.
Geneva, Switzerland

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26 August
Globalisation with Equity. A series of dialogues organised jointly with IUCN-The World Conservation Union and IUCN's Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy (CEESP) in conjunction with the World Summit on Sustainable Development.
Johannesburg, South Africa

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25 August
One-Day Workshop and Dialogue on Trade and Intellectual Property for Delegates to the WSSD and other Stakeholders Concerning Outstanding Issues In the Plan of Implementation.
Johannesburg, South Africa

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30-31 Juillet
Dialogue Régional sur le Commerce, la Propriété Intellectuelle et les Ressources Biologiques en Afrique Centrale et Occidentale
Dakar, Sénégal
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24 July
Café & Croissants Meeting on TRIPs And Health - Finding Common Ground On Paragraph 6 Of The Doha Declaration
Speakers: Ambassador Boniface Guwa Chidyausiku, Permanent Mission of Zimbabwe; Chumpichai Svasti-Xuto, Permanent Mission of Thailand.
Geneva, Switzerland

11 June
Café & Croissants Meeting on TRIPS in the Post Doha Context
Speakers: Ambassador Eduardo Perez Motta, Permanent Mission of Mexico, Chair of the TRIPs Council.

Geneva, Switzerland

17 May
Geographical Indications: A Review of Proposals before the Council for TRIPS. Organised as part of the UNCTAD-ICTSD Capacity Building Project on IPRs
Speaker: Dwijen Rangnekar, School of Public Policy, University College London
Geneva, Switzerland

19-21 April
Regional Multi-Stakeholder
Dialogue on Trade, Intellectual Property and Biological Resources in Asia
Rajendrapur, Bangladesh

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2001
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20-22 September
Regional Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue on Trade, Intellectual Property Rights and Biological Resources in Mesoamérica 
Tikal, Guatemala
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30-31 July
Eastern and Southern Africa Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue On Trade, Intellectual Property And Biological Resources 

Nairobi, Kenya
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18-20 July
Biotechnology, Biosafety and Trade: Issues for Developing Countries
Bellevue, Switzerland
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18 July
Roundtable on the Compatibility of TRIPs with the CBD: What Language to Take to Doha?
Geneva, Switzerland

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23 May
Roundtable on IPRS, Biological Resources and Protection of Traditional Knowledge: Views from Asia, Africa and Latin America
Speakers: Anil Gupta, Indian Institute of Management; Gordon Chavunduka, Zimbabwe National Traditional Healers Association; Alejandro Argumedo, Indigenous People's Biodiversity Network, Peru
Geneva, Switzerland

26 March
Café & Croissants Meeting on TRIPs Review and Eventual Negotiations: Where are We and What are the Prospects for Qatar
Speakers: Leo Palma, Permanent Mission of The Philippines; Francisco Cannabrava, Permanent Mission of Brazil

Geneva, Switzerland

22-24 February
Title:Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue On Trade, Intellectual Property And Biological And Genetic Resources In Latin America
Cusco, Peru
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2000
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06 December
Biotechnology: Challenges and Opportunities
Geneva, Switzerland
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1998
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18 May
Café & Croissants Meeting on TRIPs and Sustainable Development
Speakers: Nuno de Carvalho, WTO; David Downes, CIEL; James Love, Center for Study of Responsive Law; B.K. Keayla, National Working Group of Patent Laws, India
Geneva, Switzerland
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