ESCAP and the World Trade Organization (WTO
), in cooperation with the International Islamic University Malaysia will organize a Regional Workshop on Intellectual Property and Public Health and Environment Policy for Asia and Pacific Economies
from 10 to 12 July in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Workshop aims to provide updated information and an opportunity for an exchange of views among countries of the region in order to facilitate their effective participation in the discussions related policy issues which are under active consideration in several international forums, including the WTO, WHO
, and WIPO
. The Workshop will address a number of important public policy issues in the field of intellectual property rights relevant to the work in the WTO and other forums, including linkages between intellectual property regimes and public health, environment and other areas. The workshop will be attended by government officials from 20 developing countries from Asia and the Pacific.