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 Mission of Finland to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva
H.E. Mr. Walter Stevens
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.
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
Director, European Commission – DG Agriculture and Rural Development
PhD, International Consultant on Geographical Indications
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
WIPO (AB Building)
34 chemin des Colombettes