Delegation of the European Union to the
UN and other international organisations in Geneva

EVENT: Celebration of the Accession of the European Union to the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement

22/11/2019 - 12:31
Conference/seminar

Celebration of the Accession of the European Union to the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 2.30 p.m.

Mr. Francis Gurry
Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization

Mr. Phil Hogan
European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development,
European Commission – DG Agriculture and Rural Development

H.E. Ms. Terhi Hakala
Permanent Representative
Permanent Mission of Finland to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva

H.E. Mr. Walter Stevens
Permanent Observer
European Union Delegation to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva

have the pleasure to invite you to a panel discussion and a ceremony to mark the accession of the European Union to the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement.

Program

2.30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.

Panel discussion on the potential of geographical indications and the Lisbon System to stimulate economic development

John Clarke
Director, European Commission – DG Agriculture and Rural Development

Monique Bagal
PhD, International Consultant on Geographical Indications

Moderator:

Alexandra Grazioli
Director, Lisbon Registry, Brands and Designs Sector, WIPO

3.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.

Deposit of the instrument of accession of the European Union by the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, followed by a reception

26/11/2019

WIPO (AB Building)
34 chemin des Colombettes

Geneva
Switzerland