On 14 November 2001, at its Ministerial in Doha, Qatar, the World Trade Organization (WTO) adopted the Doha Declaration on the TRIPS Agreement and public health. Exactly 10 years to the date, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) and the South Centre have are co-hosting a side event at WIPO to discuss the following questions:
How have WTO members implemented paragraphs 4, 6 and 7 of the Doha Declaration? What changes are needed to achieve access to medicine for all?
REGISTRATION: For those persons without UN, WTO or Permanent Mission badges or not registered to attend the WIPO Committee on Development and Intellectual Property, please RSVP thiru [at] keionline.org prior to 10 November 2011 in order facilitate entrance into WIPO.
Title: Ten Years of the Doha Declaration: The State of Implementation
Where: Room B, World Intellectual Property Organization
Date: Monday, 14 November 2011
Time: 13:00 to 15:00
Carlos M. Correa
Special Advisor on Trade and Intellectual Property, South Centre
Director, Knowledge Ecology International
Mr. José Estanislau do Amaral
Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Brazil to the WTO and other economic organizations in Geneva
Policy and Advocacy Director, Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines, Médecins Sans Frontières
Sanya Reid Smith
Legal Officer, Third World Network