Symposium on Possible Interrelations between the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) and the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV Convention) (UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16)

October 26, 2016 (Geneva, Switzerland)

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Meeting Documents

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UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/1 PROV.2Draft Programpdf EN  FR  DE  ES 

Biographies

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UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/BIO/1Mr. Peter Button, Vice Secretary-General, UPOVpdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/BIO/2Secretary of the ITPGRFApdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/BIO/3Ms. Szonja Csörgő Director, Intellectual Property and Legal Affairs, European Seed Association (ESA), Belgium pdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/BIO/4Mr. Bryan Harvey Professor Emeritus, Plant Sciences Department, University of Saskatchewan, Canada pdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/BIO/5Mr. Bram de Jonge Seed Policy Officer, Oxfam Novib, Netherlands pdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/BIO/6Ms. Sangeeta Shashikant Legal Advisor, Third World Network International Secretariat, Malaysia pdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/BIO/7Mr. Stephen Smith Professor in Agronomy, Iowa State University, United States of America pdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/BIO/8Mr. Raimundo Lavignolle, President, Instituto Nacional de Semillas (INASE, Argentinapdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/BIO/9Mr. Anthony Parker, Commissioner, Plant Breeders’ Rights Office, Canadapdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/BIO/10Ms. Päivi Mannerkorpi, Head of Sector – Unit E2, Plant Reproductive Material, Directorate General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANCO), European Commissionpdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/BIO/11Mr. Simon Maina, Head, Seed Certification and Plant Variety Protection, Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS), Kenyapdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/BIO/12Ms. Svahild-Isabelle Batta Torheim, Senior Advisor, Department of Forest and Natural Resource Policy, Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Norway pdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/BIO/13Mr. Andrew Mitchell, Head of Varieties and Seeds Policy, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, United Kingdompdf EN 

Presentations

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UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/PPT/1Overview of the UPOV Convention
Prepared by: Mr. Peter Button, Vice Secretary-General, UPOV
pdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/PPT/2Overview of the ITPGRFA
Prepared by: Secretary of the ITPGRFA
pdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/PPT/3Analysis of the Interrelations between Farmers’ Rights and Plant Breeders’ Rights Under the ITPGRFA and the UPOV Convention
Prepared by: Ms. Szonja Csörgő Director, Intellectual Property and Legal Affairs, European Seed Association (ESA), Belgium
pdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/PPT/4Analysis of the Interrelations between Farmers’ Rights and Plant Breeders’ Rights Under the ITPGRFA and the UPOV Convention
Prepared by: Mr. Bryan Harvey Professor Emeritus, Plant Sciences Department, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
pdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/PPT/5Analysis of the Interrelations between Farmers’ Rights and Plant Breeders’ Rights Under the ITPGRFA and the UPOV Convention
Prepared by: Mr. Bram de Jonge Seed Policy Officer, Oxfam Novib, Netherlands
pdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/PPT/6Analysis of the Interrelations between Farmers’ Rights and Plant Breeders’ Rights Under the ITPGRFA and the UPOV Convention
Prepared by: Ms. Sangeeta Shashikant Legal Advisor, Third World Network International Secretariat, Malaysia
pdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/PPT/7Analysis of the Interrelations between Farmers’ Rights and Plant Breeders’ Rights Under the ITPGRFA and the UPOV Convention
Prepared by: Mr. Stephen Smith Professor in Agronomy, Iowa State University, United States of America
pdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/PPT/8Experiences of the Contracting Parties in Implementing the UPOV Convention and the ITPGRFA - Argentina
Prepared by: Mr. Raimundo Lavignolle, President, Instituto Nacional de Semillas (INASE)
pdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/PPT/9Experiences of the Contracting Parties in Implementing the UPOV Convention and the ITPGRFA - Canada
Prepared by: Mr. Anthony Parker, Commissioner, Plant Breeders’ Rights Office
pdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/PPT/10AExperiences of the Contracting Parties in Implementing the UPOV Convention and the ITPGRFA - European Union
Prepared by: Ms. Päivi Mannerkorpi, Head of Sector – Unit E2, Plant Reproductive Material, Directorate General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANCO), European Commission
pdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/PPT/10BExperience of the United Kingdom in Implementing the UPOV Convention and the ITPGRFA
Prepared by: Mr. Andrew Mitchell, Head of Varieties and Seeds Policy, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, United Kingdom
pdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/PPT/11Experiences of the Contracting Parties in Implementing the UPOV Convention and the ITPGRFA - Kenya
Prepared by: Mr. Simon Maina, Head, Seed Certification and Plant Variety Protection, Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)
pdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/PPT/12Experiences of the Contracting Parties in Implementing the UPOV Convention and the ITPGRFA - Norway
Prepared by: Ms. Svahild-Isabelle Batta Torheim, Senior Advisor, Department of Forest and Natural Resource Policy, Ministry of Agriculture and Food
pdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/PPT/13Overview of initiatives involving the ITPGRFA and UPOV
Prepared by: Secretary of the ITPGRFA
pdf EN 
UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16/PPT/14Overview of initiatives involving the ITPGRFA and UPOV
Prepared by: Mr. Peter Button, Vice Secretary-General, UPOV
pdf EN