The Thirty-eighth Session of the Administrative Council of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) is being held at Elephant Hills Hotel, Victoria Falls, the Republic of Zimbabwe, from November 17 to 21, 2014.
The Administrative Council of ARIPO is the second highest policy-making assembly of the Organization after the Council of Ministers. It consists of Heads of intellectual property offices of the Organization’s Member States and handles technical and policy decisions as well as oversees operations undertaken by the Secretariat. It is helped in its decision-making functions by various specialized subcommittees which must view issues before they are tabled by the Council.
Objectives of the session are, amongst others.........Read More