Building the Innovation and Technological Capacities of Least Developed Countries in Asia and the Pacific
The meeting will discuss the opportunities and needs of LDCs in the Asia and the Pacific region in the area of invention, innovation and technological capacity building and the intellectual property rights system. The program will provide a platform to assess the policy, technical and institutional needs in the area of intellectual property rights of individual LDCs. The meeting will also discuss how countries can leverage, through national, regional and sub-regional partnerships, WIPO’s and United Nations ESCAP’s expertise and institutional capacity.
The event is organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in cooperation with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP). The meeting is part of an annual series of meetings organized by WIPO in collaboration with United Nations ESCAP to strengthen intellectual property institutions in Least Developed Countries (LDCs).