28May, 2024

IFIP Raises its Profile @ WSIS Forum This Week!

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IFIP is involved in a record seven events at this week’s WSIS (World Summit for the Information Society) Forum in Geneva. 

IFIP has contributed to WSIS over many years, gaining formal recognition as a “Supporting Partner”. WSIS is co-organised by ITU, UNESCO, UNDP, UNCTAD and the Swiss Confederation.

On Monday, IFIP President Anthony Wong welcomed the ITU […]

28May, 2024

IFIP President Applauds Ground-Breaking WIPO Treaty

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IFIP President Anthony Wong has congratulated WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) and its leader Daren Tang on the first WIPO Treaty to address the interface between intellectual property, genetic resources and traditional knowledge with provisions specifically for Indigenous Peoples and communities.

“This is a great breakthrough after a journey of 25 years,” said Mr Wong, who is a technology […]