Side Event During the WIPO Diplomatic Conference on Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge, 15 May 2024

How can international law promote innovation on genetic resources and benefit sharing while recognizing the rights of traditional knowledge holders?

Co-organised by the South Centre and Vrije Universiteit Brussel

15 May 2024, 13 – 14:45

Geneva, Switzerland

Venue: WIPO, Room B (or via Zoom)


Commentary: Carlos Correa, Executive Director, South Centre

Moderator: Viviana Munoz, Coordinator of the Health, Intellectual Property and Biodiversity Programme, South Centre


  • Henri Novion, Director of the Genetic Heritage Department at the Brazilian Ministry of Environment
  • Daniel Robinson, Professor and the convenor of the Environment and Society Group in the Faculty of Arts at the University of New South Wales (UNSW)
  • Saurav Ghimire, PhD Researcher, Vrije Universiteit Brussel


*lunch offered*


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