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Final Report Launch Meeting, Geneva

The third and final meeting to disseminate the report of the ESRC Project on Geographical Indications and Localisation takes place in Geneva on 2nd December 2009. The meeting takes place as a session of the Geneva Trade and Development Symposium organised by the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development – a three-day event taking place on the sidelines of the WTO Ministerial. The Symposium will be at the World Meteorological Organisation headquarters in Geneva.

Details of the session for the project are:


Localising Geographical Indications: Guidance from Local and National Experiences with Geographical Indications

Date/Time:   2nd December; 14:00 - 16:00

WMO, Room C2

The session was chaired by Mr David VIVAS (Deputy Programmes Director, ICTSD) and consisted of the following three presentations:

Dwijen Rangnekar 

(Project PI): Geographical indications and Localisation: The Feni case study

TC James (Director, NIPO): Protection of GIs in India: Creating wealth (the case of Pochampally Ikat)
Jorge Larson

(Connabio): Geographical indications in Mexico: The diversity of Mescales

Further details about the meeting and symposium are available here. Media coverage of the meeting and commentaries on the Project Report are available here.