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Friday
Nov052010

WIPO Calls for Funding Applications for Participation in Working Groups on TK and Genetic Resources

October 2010: The Secretariat of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has issued a call for applications for funding for meetings of two Intersessional Working Groups, on Traditional Knowledge and on Genetic Resources, which were established by the WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore.

Only already accredited observers who are representatives of indigenous and local communities may apply for this funding. Applications must be submitted to the WIPO Secretariat by 19 November 2010.

For more information, see: http://www.wipo.int/tk/en/ngoparticipation/voluntary_fund/index.html