10 December: ITU-WIPO Side-event on "The effective use of ICTs and the IP system for mitigating climate change"
International Telecommunication Union (ITU) organized a joint side-event with World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) on "The effective use of ICTs and the IP system for mitigating climate change" where top decision-makers from governments, international organizations and industry shared their views and solutions on how ICTs can help to adapt and mitigate the effects of climate change and debated over the potential role and impact of the intellectual property (IP) system in promoting the development of new technologies, and in leveraging access to technology.
More information on the programme can be found at: http://www.itu.int/themes/climate/events/itu-wipo-cop15.html
More information on the ITU programme at the IseeTKiosk @ COP15 can be found at: http://www.itu.int/themes/climate/events/ict-kiosk-cop15.html
ITU and Climate Change