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  • 双色球开奖结:Traditional Knowledge

    Traditional knowledge (TK) is a living body of knowledge passed on from generation to generation within a community. It often forms part of a people’s cultural and spiritual identity. WIPO's program on TK also addresses genetic resources (GRs) and traditional cultural expressions (TCEs).

    WIPO’s Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) is negotiating international legal instrument(s) on intellectual property (IP) and GRs, TK and TCEs.

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    Traditional knowledge

    A living body of knowledge that is developed, sustained and passed on from generation to generation within a community, often forming part of its cultural or spiritual identity.

    (Photo: UN Photo/Mark Garten)

    Traditional cultural expressions

    Forms in which traditional culture is expressed; passed down from generation to generation, they form part of the identity and heritage of a traditional or indigenous community.

    (Photo: UN Photo/Forte)

    Genetic resources

    Genetic material, which are any material of plant, animal, microbial or other origin containing functional units of heredity, of actual or potential value.

    Seminars and workshops

    We organize both seminars and practical workshops on IP and genetic resources, traditional knowledge, and traditional cultural expressions. Our seminars are designed as opportunities for member states and observers to discuss policy issues and exchange experiences in a less formal setting

    Our practical workshops are addressed to government officials and indigenous peoples and local communities. These multi-stakeholder workshops share knowledge, build understanding and foster coordination within and between countries. These practical workshops have no formal outcomes.

    Participants at a workshop held in Apia, Samoa from December 8 to 10, 2015 (photo: WIPO).

    Upcoming and recent seminars

    Recent workshops

    Training

    Distance learning course

    The Advanced Distance Learning Course on IP, TK and TCEs provides technical information on key concepts and international, regional and national experiences, policy options and legal mechanisms available or under consideration for intellectual property protection of traditional knowledge and traditional cultural expressions.

    Hands-on training program

    The Cultural Documentation and IP Management Training Program offers hands-on training for Indigenous Peoples and local communities on how to safeguard their music, performances, art, designs and other traditional cultural expressions (TCEs).

    Video: Digitizing Traditional Culture in Kenya.

    Resources

    TK experiences

    Repository of resources on regional, national, local and community experiences on intellectual property and genetic resources, traditional knowledge and traditional cultural expressions. 

    Includes laws, survey, case studies, presentations and other resources.

    TK documentation

    Practical guidance on how to undertake a TK documentation exercise.

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  • 幼童坠入60米深窄井 消防官兵“倒挂金钩”营救 2019-03-04
  • 斩首行动成功!美军空袭炸死重要人物,曾经悬赏500万美元缉拿 2019-03-04
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  • 国际贸易秩序相关新闻 2019-02-26
  • 中国文化和旅游部严查严管营业性演出市场 2019-02-24
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