In July 2017, NORCODE Managing Director Inger Dirdal attended CISACs annual African Committee (CAF) meeting in Kigali, Rwanda to present NORCODEs recently updated 3-year training programme. The meeting took place over the course of three days with participants ranging from the Minister of Trade and Industry of Rwanda, Francois Kanimba, to representatives from WIPO, ARIPO and more than 30 authors’ societies. During the meeting a strategic plan for CMOs in the African region was confirmed.
NORCODEs training programme will focus on a modular approach with practical problem solving through case studies, group work, simulated exercises and heightened negotiation skills etc. It will take place in Africa, Asia and Latin America/the Caribbean respectively, starting in the fall of 2017 with 18 to 20 participants from both the private and public sector.
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