Videoconference on partnership between Tunisia and WIPO

Ways to strengthen partnership between Tunisia and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) was the focus of a videoconference on Tuesday between Hayet Ketat Guermazi, Minister of Cultural Affairs, and Sylvie Forbin, WIPO Deputy Director General.

The Ministry of Cultural Affairs said in a statement the two sides discussed the partnership between the Tunisian Copyright and Neighboring Rights Organisation (OTDAV) and the UN organization in charge of services, policies, information and cooperation in intellectual property.

They discussed mechanisms for developing Tunisian policies and skills in intellectual property and the possibility of setting up a national strategy for copyright and related rights, the same source added.

WIPO is a United Nations agency created in 1967 with 193 member states. The mission of this global body based in Geneva (Switzerland) is “to promote the development of a balanced and effective international intellectual property system… “.

Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse