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08/03/2024-Developing a roadmap towards increased sustainability in geographical indication systems – Practical guidelines for producer organizations to identify priorities, assess performance and improve the sustainability of their geographical indication systems (oriGIn, FAO)

FAO and the Global Alliance of Geographical Indications (oriGIn) have been collaborating since 2016 to develop the Sustainability Strategy for Geographical Indications (SSGI). This strategy for sustainable GIs aims to highlight and strengthen the relationship between GI systems and sustainability,…

29/02/2024-Member’s Voice1:“Authenticity, the Essence of Our Origin”, the CRT celebrates its 30th anniversary and the 50th anniversary of the appellation of origin “Tequila”, by Ramón González Figueroa, Director General, Consejo Regulador del Tequila (CRT)

The Tequila Regulatory Council A.C. (CRT) is honored to extend a warm invitation to oriGIn members to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the CRT and the 50th Anniversary of the appellation of origin “Tequila”, in Guadalajara (Mexico), on April 25th…

29/02/2024-Member’s Voice3:The Indian High Court of the State of Madhya Pradesh affirms Scotch Whisky Association’s right to independently sue for GI infringement, by Prashant Gupta & Karan Singh, K&S Partners

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA),  the group in charge of the GI “Scotch Whisky”  incorporated in the UK, won recently a constitutional writ (Scotch Whisky Association v J.K. Enterprises) before the High Court of Madhya Pradesh in Indore. The writ…

07/02/2024-Member’s Voice (1): Michoacan handicrafts enters the Geographical Indications world with the support of oriGIn, Mr. Castor Estrada Roble, Director, Instituto del Artesano Michoacano (IAM)

The ethnic, climatic, and cultural diversity of Mexico makes it a fertile territory for enjoying unique and original products, whether agro-industrial or artisanal, both with a distinctive character and recognized reputation around the world. The result of the fusion between…

Golden Members (In alphabetical order)

According to art.5 of the oriGIn Statutes , Golden Members are GIs groups and associations of groups which, on a voluntary basis, decide to pay a higher oriGIn membership fee to expand the association’s activities internationally. As of 2024, Golden…

29/01/2024-Job and training opportunities in the GI sector

Discover some recent interesting job & training opportunities within institutions (groups, associations, public institutions, private bodies, …) of the GI sector: Animateur – Chargé de promotion des produits : Fromages AOP-IGP, Vins AOP, Pommes et Poires IGP de Savoie CDI…

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