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Diplomatic Conference on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources

On July 21, 2022, the WIPO General Assembly decided to convene a Diplomatic Conference to conclude an International Legal Instrument Relating to Intellectual Property, Genetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge Associated with Genetic Resources no later than 2024.

The Diplomatic Conference will be preceded by a Special Session of the Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore from September 4 to 8, 2023 and by the Preparatory Committee of the Diplomatic Conference from September 11 to 13, 2023.

  • WIPO General Assembly Decision on the Diplomatic Conference PDF, Submission by Brazil
  • Chair’s Text of a Draft International Legal Instrument Relating to Intellectual Property, Genetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge Associated with Genetic Resources PDF, Submission by Brazil
  • Executive Summary: Chair’s Text on Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge PDF, Submission by Brazil
  • Consolidated Document Relating to Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources PDF, Submission by Brazil

For any queries about the Diplomatic Conference, please contact the Traditional Knowledge Division