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WIPO and UNCTAD hold first cooperation meeting
23 Oct 2012
The International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and UNCTAD have launched a process of regular meetings at the senior level to strengthen collaboration between the two agencies on a range of different areas of work.
UNCTAD report calls for improved access to medicines in context of local pharmaceutical production
20 Sep 2012
An UNCTAD report now made available on the website suggests that a coherent framework linking local pharmaceutical production to greater access from the onset within countries is urgently called for to harness the full potential of local production capacities. Improvement in access to medicines in the context of local production should not be incidental but should be an explicit goal, the report says.
Technology and intellectual property licensing: Experts agree countries should have flexibility in regulation
4 Sep 2012
Experts participating in a panel discussion yesterday on how Japan has applied competition policy in the regulation of technology and intellectual property (IP)-related licensing agreements agreed that countries should have the flexibility to use approaches that seem to fit their domestic priorities and their relative levels of development.
South-South export rebounded faster than world trade after the 2008 crisis
26 Jun 2012
South-South trade has grown dramatically in the past decade. It claims about a quarter of the value of world trade, says UNCTAD´s new South-South Trade Monitor.
UNCTAD and WIPO to establish regular consultation mechanism
25 Jun 2012
Recalling the references on technology and intellectual property contained in the Doha Mandate adopted at the conclusion of the UNCTAD XIII ministerial conference in Doha, Qatar on 26 April, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has proposed the establishment of a regular consultation mechanism between the two organizations at the level of Deputy Secretary-General and Deputy Director General to strengthen consultation and coordination on issues of mutual interest.