ILO hosts informal meeting of Geneva based agencies in preparation of BAPA+40

Hosted by the ILO on the 1 November, the meeting is co-convened by ILO, UNCTAD, and the South Centre, with the participation of UNOSSC, Geneva-based agencies (i.e. Unitaid, WIPO, UNECE, UNEP, UNITAR, IOM, WHO, ITC, ITU, UPU, SUN, UNDP) and […]

GSSD Expo 2017: Summary of the First Day (27 Nov 2017)

  HIGH-LEVEL OPENING CEREMONY: More than 850 participants from 120 countries gathered in Antalya for the opening of the Global South-South Development Expo 2017. “This is an act of solidarity”, said the Master of Ceremony, Ms. Pelin Musabay Baki of […]

South-South Workshop on Accessibility for the Visually Impaired

WIPO’s Marrakesh Treaty eases the production and transfer of accessible books across national boundaries. With this in mind and within the framework of South-South cooperation, WIPO, the Government of Costa Rica and the Latin America Blind Union (ULAC) organized a workshop on […]

WIPO at Global South-South Development Expo 2016

The Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD Expo) took place from October 31-November 3, 2016 in Dubai’s (UAE) World Trade Center. During the event, WIPO presented the work it carries out on South-South and triangular cooperation. During the session “UN Stakeholders Meeting”, WIPO […]

Sub-Regional Conference on Production/Exchange of Accessible Works

The Sub-regional Conference on the Production and Exchange of Works in Accessible Formats was held on October 20 and 21, 2016 in Buenos Aires (Argentina). The event was a follow-up to the WIPO South-South Cooperation Sub-Regional Workshop on the Implementation of […]

South-South Sub-Regional Workshop on Implementation of Marrakesh Treaty

The WIPO South-South Cooperation Sub-Regional Workshop on the Implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty took place on October 18 and 19, 2016 in Buenos Aires (Argentina). The event provided participants with the opportunity to discuss practical aspects of the creation and exchange […]