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Understanding the World Intellectual Property Organization

WIPO headquarters in Geneva

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is one of the specialized agencies of the United Nation and functions as the global forum for Intellectual Property (IP) services, policy, information and cooperation where governments, intergovernmental organizations, industry groups and Civil Society Organizational come together to address the evolving Intellectual Property issues. …

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MoLHR found to have implemented most of PAC’s recommendations

NSB to carry-out the Labour Force Survey henceforth  The Public Accounts Committee (PAC), chaired by Tashi Dorji, the National Council Member for Wangdue Phodrang presented the reviewed Performance Audit Report on Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR). One of the main recommendations made by the PAC Committee was on …

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Narcotics (Amendment) Bill passed with more clarity

With 40 votes in favor for the bill to pass, National Assembly (NA) passed Narcotics (Amendment) Bill, 2017. NA re-deliberated on Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substances and Substances Abuse (Amendment) Bill, 2017 on 4th December, 2017 and adopted the Bill on 5th December, 2017. They adopted the bill adding four new …

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