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UPOV DISTANCE LEARNING COURSE DL-205
"Introduction to the UPOV System of Plant Variety Protection
Under the UPOV Convention"
Course dates: May 5 to June 8, 2014
Registration open: February 17 to March 31, 2014

 

VIDEO: UPOV Seminar on Essentially Derived Varieties
 (October 22, 2013, Geneva, Switzerland)
Video: EDV Seminar

 

         

 

 

 

UPOV Trilogy Publication

357.1E  Executive Summary
357.2E  Symposium on Plant Breeding for the Future (2011)
357.3E  Seminar on Plant Variety Protection and Technology Transfer:  The Benefits of Public-Private Partnership (2011)
357.4E  Symposium on the Benefits of Plant Variety Protection for Farmers and Growers (2012)

 pdf, UPOV Council holds its forty-seventh ordinary session UPOV Press Release No. 95
(Geneva, October 24, 2013)
UPOV Council holds it Forty-Seventh Ordinary Session
 

 New TGs published New TGs published:
TG/293/1 Lobelia
TG/294/1 Tomato Rootstocks
TG/295/1 Pineapple

Revised TGs
TG/118/5 Endive
TG/142/5 Watermelon

Partially revised TGs
TG/44/11 Rev.  Tomato
TG/55/7 Rev. 2  Spinach

 

 http://www.upov.int/test_guidelines/en/list.jsp

 

 

UPOV DISTANCE LEARNING COURSE DL-205
"Introduction to the UPOV System of Plant Variety Protection
Under the UPOV Convention"
Course dates: November 11 to December 15, 2013
Registration open: August 1 to October 15, 2013

 

New TGs published New TGs published:
                TG/284/1               Pomegranate
            TG/285/1               Coriander
            TG/286/1               Hebe

 Revised TGs
           TG/108/4               Gladiolus
           TG/176/5               Osteospermum
           TG/213/2                Phalaenopsis

 Partially revised TGs
           TG/266/1 Rev.        African Lily
 

  

pdf, UPOV Council holds its forty-sixth ordinary session UPOV Press Release No. 94
(Geneva, March 22, 2013)
UPOV Council holds its Thirtieth Extraordinary Session

 

 

 

Gold medal: Joël Guiard March 20, 2013: 
 

The Secretary-General awards Mr. Joël Guiard (France) a UPOV
gold medal in recognition of his outstanding contribution to UPOV

 



© UPOV 2013. Photo: Emmanuel Berrod  

 

Serbia becomes new member December 5, 2012: 
Serbia becomes a member of UPOV

 H.E. Mr. Uglješa Zvekić, Ambassador of Serbia,
Mr. Francis Gurry, Secretary-General, UPOV and
Mr. Peter Button, Vice Secretary-General, UPOV

  

Naktuinbouw Video on Plant Breederes' Rights Naktuinbouw Video -on Plant Breeders' Rights
 

 

 

 

  

Farmer Symposium
Video:  UPOV Symposium on the Benefits for Farmers and Growers
(November 2, 2012, Geneva, Switzerland)

 pdf, UPOV Council holds its forty-sixth ordinary session UPOV Press Release No. 92
(Geneva, November 1, 2012)
UPOV Council Holds its Forty-Sixth Ordinary Session

 

ratification of Panama 2012 October 22, 2012: 
Panama accedes to the 1991 Act of the UPOV Convention 

Mr. Peter Button, Vice Secretary-General, UPOV and
H.E. Mr. Alfredo Suescum, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Panama
and Ms. Zoraida Rodríguez Montenegro, Alternate Permanent Representative
of Panama

   

UPOV DISTANCE LEARNING COURSE DL-205
"Introduction to the UPOV System of Plant Variety Protection 
Under the UPOV Convention"
Course dates: November 5 to December 9, 2012
Registration:  August 13 to September 30, 2012

X Curso de Formación sobre la Protección de las Obtenciones Vegetales para Países Iberoamericanos
(Montevideo, Uruguay, del 12 al 16 de diciembre de 2011)

pdf, Course on Plant Variety Protection  Naktuinbouw - Course on Plant Variety Protection, Wageningen, Netherlands
from June 17 to 28 June, 2013
Application deadline: May 17, 2013
Nuffic scholarship application deadline: October 1, 2012
(information on NUFFIC fellowship)

Message on ITPGRFA from Francis Gurry  (Video)
Second High-Level Round Table (HLRT2) in connection with the High-level Task Force of the
Benefit-sharing Fund of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (Treaty),
co-organized by Brazil and Italy on 21st June 2012, in Rio de Janeiro,
during the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (the Rio+20 Summit).

 

ratification of Ireland 2011 April 27, 2012:
France ratifies the 1991 Act of the UPOV Convention
 


Mr. Francis Gurry, Secretary-General, UPOV and
H.E. Nicolas Niemtchinow, Ambassador of France




 

pdf, UPOV Council Sets Biennial Program, Marks 50th Anniversary of the UPOV Convention  UPOV Press Release No. 89
(Geneva, March 30, 2012)
UPOV Council Holds Extraordinary Session  

doc Test Guidelines now available in Word format 

ratification of Ireland 2011 December 8, 2011:
Ireland ratifies the 1991 Act of the UPOV Convention
 


Mr. Peter Button, Vice Secretary-General, UPOV and
H.E. Mr. Gerard Corr, Ambassador of Ireland





 

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