WASHINGTON, DC – A boost to sustainable agriculture and long-term jobs, as well as truthful information to consumers, are the main benefits that would results from an agreement on Geographic
oriGIn represents today some 576 organisations of producers and other GI-related institutions from 40 countries. Through such a global network, GI groups and institutions exchange experience and “best-practices.” At our regular international events (conferences, exhibitions, round-tables, etc.) organisations of producers have the chance to meet other GI groups from all over the world facing similar challenges, as well as GI experts and potential business partners.
Thanks to its global nature, oriGIn has become a partner of several international actors working on GIs. The organisers of seminars, symposia and workshops on GIs team-up with oriGIn’s to have represented in such occasions the pragmatic and innovative point of view that our organisation always brings.
On 24 September 2014, at the occasion of the Fifty-Fourth Series of Meetings of the Assemblies of the Member States of the WIPO, oriGIn, in cooperation with the National Industrial
20/05/2014 – oriGIn meeting in Washington, DC on “The TTIP: Expectations of GI producers from the two sides of the Atlantic”
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05/12/2013 – Seminar on the socio-economic potential and challenges for non-agricultural Geographical Indications (GIs)
oriGIn, with the support of the State of Geneva, organized a seminar on the socio-economic potential and challenges for non-agricultural Geographical Indications (GIs), at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
After a process of over 4 years, the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC, as abbreviated in Spanish), the trade union that represents Colombian coffee growers, achieved Protected Geographic Indication (PGI)
On 4 October, before more than 100 delegates attending the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) General Assemblies, oriGIn presented its manual “Protecting the Geographical Indications in Emerging Economies (Brazil, Russia,
From 21 to 24 August, oriGIn participated in the Second International Symposium on GIs organised in Fortaleza (Ceará, Brazil). The event was hosted by the “Associação dos Carcinicultores da Costa
On 15 December, the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Development ACP-EU (CTA) and oriGIn launched their joint publication “Practical Manual on Geographical Indications for ACP countries”, at an event
The President of the Council of State of Geneva organizes, in parallel with the Council’s sessions, meetings with the aim to encourage the exchange of experiences between the members of
The International Organisation of la Francophonie (OIF), the French Delegation to the WTO and oriGIn organise a series of conferences on GIs: 15/12/2011 – GIs in Africa: state of the