INT/17/K07 - Cooperation for intellectual property and productive transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean
Submitter: Permanent Secretariat of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA), based in Caracas, Venezuela.
Subcontractor: Same as above.
Priority area: Technical cooperation among developing countries.
Participating/beneficiary countries: 27 member countries of SELA (Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Chile, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, and Venezuela).
PGTF input: US$ 28,000.
Other inputs: US$ 40,000.
Approval: 40th Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 (New York, 23 September 2016).
Completion: Final report submitted on 28 March 2018.
Impact: Within the framework of the XXVIII Meeting of International Cooperation Directors for Latin America and the Caribbean, representatives from the 27 member countries of SELA discussed opportunities for regional cooperation in the field of intellectual property and successful experiences in the region, the impact of intellectual property on productive development, innovation and progress, and round tables to identify synergies and common views for an agenda for action among national authorities in charge of international cooperation and intellectual property.
||Contact: Virginia Cartaya, Coordinator of Relations with Member Statess and Director (a.i.) of Studies and Proposals
Javier Gordon, Coordinator of Relations with Regional and Extra-Regional Organizations and Director (a.i.) of Relations for Integration and Cooperation
Eduardo Piña, Analyst of Studies and Proposals
Milagros Cruz, Analyst of Relations
Permanent Secretariat of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA)
Address: Av. Francisco de Viranda, Torre Europa, Piso 4, Campo Alegre
Caracas 1060, Venezuela
Tel: 58-212-9557111 (central)/9557153 / 9557135
Fax: 58-212-9515292 / 9516901
Email: vcartaya @ sela.org; jgordon @ sela.org; epina @ sela.org; mcruz @ sela.org