David Uwemedimo from WIPO and Helge Rønning from Norcode conducted the successful opening in the presence of Anne-Lise Langøy from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The program covers lectures by international experts on selected subjects, workshops and study visits to the Norwegian CMOs. The participants have also prepared reports on the situation for copyright in their home countries, to be presented in the beginning of the program, in order to encourage sharing of experiences and discussions on common challenges in countries represented. After the Oslo program the participants will prepare a thesis on an individual selected subject to be presented during a follow-up session in one of the participants countries in November 2013.
SUCCESSFUL OPENING OF THE WIPO-NORCODE TRAINING
June 12, 2013
20 participants from 17 countries gathered in Oslo on June 10 for a two weeks training under the heading "Exercise and Management of Copyright and Related Rights". The program is organised by Norcode in cooperation with the World Intellectual Property Organisation, WIPO.
Participants and organisers gathered in the streets of Oslo. (Photo: Erika Wollner)