WIPO Director General Francis Gurry speaks at the opening of the 8th Ministerial-Level Meeting on Intellectual Property for Caribbean Countries organized by WIPO in cooperation with the Intellectual Property Office of Trinidad and Tobago (TTIPO) in Port of Spain on November 27 and 28, 2012. Trinidad and Tobago Minister of Legal Affairs Prakash Ramadhar (right) was present at the opening.
Mr. Gurry acknowledged the contribution of Caribbean countries to multilateralism and emphasized the importance of intellectual property for the development of the region. The meeting, which was attended by ministers and other high level representatives from the Caribbean region, adopted several resolutions relating to cooperation for development activities between WIPO and its various Caribbean member states.
Photo: Courtesy of TTIPO / Richard Aching.