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Vietnam elected as chairman of WIPO General Assembly

On October 2nd 2017, at the first session of WIPOs 57th General Assembly, representatives from 191 member states have elected the Vietnamese ambassador in Geneva, Mr. Duong Chi Dung, to the position of chairman of WIPO General Assembly for the term 2018-2019. As a chairman, Mr. Dung has directly conduct the meeting of WIPO General Assembly.

This important event will hopefully help increase the image and reputation of Vietnam at the WIPO forum, give Vietnam an opportunity to promote the good relationship with WIPO and other international partners in the field of intellectual property to gain experience and take advantage of precious assistance from them in order to make contribution to enhancement of capacity of national intellectual property system and provide motivation for science-technology and innovation-creation activities.