02/06/2023-Tunisia joined the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement

On April 6, 2023, the Government of Tunisia formally joined the Geneva Act of the WIPO Lisbon Agreement on appellations of origin and geographical indications. Renowned products’ name, like “Figues de Djebba”, “Huile d’olive Téboursouk”, “Muscat de Kelibia” and “Coteaux de Tebourba” can now be protected internationally under the system, through a single registration procedure and one set of fees.

The Geneva Act will enter into force for Tunisia on July 6, 2023, covering 17 Contracting Parties and 55 jurisdictions.

For more information on GIs recognized in Tunisia, please consult the oriGIn Worldwide GIs compilation.

For more information about the WIPO Geneva Act, please visit the dedicated page of our website.

Moreover, for comprehensive information on  GIs development in Africa, please consult the “Manual for Geographical Indications in Africa”, published by the Africa Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation Project – AfrIPI with the contribution of oriGIn.  

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