This webinar is to increase stakeholder understanding of the importance of official controls and strict compliance verification of GI products, before they enter the market. As the Indonesia aims at increasing exports and improve export quality, Geographical Indications (GI) products provide are strategic for penetrating high-end market niches. Indonesia has incorporated a control system within the GI legal framework, but procedures and competencies must be updated to meet international standards and deliver traceable and authentic products to consumers.

The webinar is to achieve two goals:

  • to support relevant beneficiaries to align Indonesian GI standards with official control and certification procedures in force in the EU; and
  • to formulate recommendations for aligning official Indonesian GI controls and certification procedures with international best practices.

This webinar is expected to increase participant knowledge on rules, procedures and best practices for improving the requirements for official control and GI certification. The Directorate of Intellectual Property Right from Ministry of Law & Human Rights will host the webinar.

Date : 27 October 2020
Time : 14:30 – 17:00 (Jakarta time)
Venue : Zoom
Participants : The Directorate General of Intellectual Property - Ministry of Law and Human Rights (Host); The Directorate General for National Export Development (DGNED - the Ministry of Trade), Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy (MoTCE), IG Protection Society Foundation (MPIGs), National Accreditation Committee (KAN), and certification bodies with GI certification experience.

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