SUPPORT TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (IP) RIGHTS IN THE RWANDA’S CULTURE AND CREATIVE INDUSTRY

Dónde
Rwanda
When
2020
Quién
Rwanda Arts Initiative
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Despite the government and civil society efforts to implement Intellectual Property rights, the Rwandan environment is not yet conducive for effective implementation and will remain so as long as all stakeholders' role and responsibilities are not clarified and all official documents and laws concerning IP rights are not easily accessible to all. This project provides a platform for the stakeholders working on the protection of IP rights to develop together a strategic action to implement the IP law.
Main features of the measure
* Conference
* Awareness raising campaign

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Main achievements from 2016

* Establishment of a steering committee with all the stakeholders on the IP rights;

* An Art Talk was hosted with artists where Rwandan Society of Authors (RSAU) and Rwanda Development Board (RDB) explained about the IP rights and the importance of registering.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

94,780 USD

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
NO
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 

This is an ongoing project.

Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-dominio
Prioridades transversales
IFCD