September 17, 2019 to September 19, 2019 All Day

The event is intended to provide a platform for communities, corporations, NGOs and government officials to discuss how to find an optimal balance between the protection and use of IKS. Different countries and communities can review relevant experiences and plan future actions through a revitalised network of government and other institutions, e.g. WIPO, the World Bank and the UN Conference on Trade and Development, as well as on building on existing initiatives in the SADC. DST led-initiative.