The WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) undertakes text-based negotiations to finalize an agreement on an international legal instrument(s) for the protection of traditional knowledge (TK), traditional cultural expressions (TCEs) and genetic resources (GRs).
View the IGC’s mandate .
Sessions of the IGC begin with presentations by representatives from indigenous and local communities.
- IGC: What is happening now?
- Meetings and documents
- IGC Mandate 2022/2023
- IGC Related Seminars
- Provisional schedule for IGC in 2023