20-22/05/2013 – #2013BordeauxGIs

oriGIn VI General Assembly was held in Bordeaux (France) on 20 May 2013.

Following the Statutory Assembly, an International Conference on “Geographical Indications in the XXI century” took place on 21 May. The conference – jointly organized with the Association of European Regions with Origin Products (AREPO) – was an opportunity to discuss some of the most urgent topics concerning the protection and management of Geographical Indications in the XXI century.

Some 300 representatives of Geographical Indications producers’ groups and experts gathered in Bordeaux on 20-21 May.


Relevant information:

oriGIn Activities Report 2012-2013

General Assembly Program

Welcome Speech, Mr. Dominique Graciet, President, Chamber of Commerce of Aquitaine

Opening Speech, Mr. Stéphane Le Foll, French Minister of Agriculture

General Assembly Presentations

Elections of the oriGIn Bodies

General Assembly Photos

Declaration of Bordeaux adopted by the General Assembly

International Conference Program

Video Message, Mr. Dacian Ciolos, EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development (text of the message)

International Conference Presentations

International Conference Photos

Press Release: oriGIn and AREPO congratulate the European authorities and identify priorities in the second part of 2013

Press Coverage 

Interview to Mr Ramón González Figueroa, President of oriGIn

Gala Dinner at the Château Lafitte-Laguens (photos and oriGIn10th anniversary)

Field Visits

List of Participants


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