Arab League announces First Arab Consumer and Brand Protection Forum on October 19 -21 in Jeddah, KSA.Amr Moussa underlines importance of Forum in raising Arab consumer awareness on dangers of counterfeit products
Arab League Arab League, popular name for the League of Arab States, formed in 1945 in an attempt to give political expression to the Arab nations. Secretary General Amr Moussa announced here that the First Arab Consumer and Brand Protection Forum (www.arabworldprotect.com) will be held October 19 -21, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia (sä`dē ərā`bēə, sou`–, sô–), officially Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, kingdom (2005 est. pop. , under the patronage His Royal Highness “HRH” redirects here. For other uses, see HRH (disambiguation).
Royal Highness (abbreviation HRH) is a style (His Royal Highness or Her Royal Highness); plural Royal Highnesses (abbreviation TRH, , Prince Khalid Al Faisal Prince Khalid Al-Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud (born 1941) is the son of His late Majesty King Faisal bin Abdul Aziz and the governor of Makkah Province in western Saudi Arabia, which includes Islam's holiest city, Mecca, as well as Saudi Arabia's main seaport and second largest , the Governor of Makkah region.The Forum is being organized by the Arab League and the Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry in association with Hemaya Universal, a private sector organization pioneering brand protection and anti-counterfeiting operations in the Arab World “Arab States” redirects here. For the political alliance, see Arab League.
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To provide with headquarters: in Cairo.The Secretary General said the Forum will propose recommendations to protect consumers in the Arab World and Arab economies from the ill effects of piracy and counterfeiting. Dr. Mohammed Bin Ibrahim Al-Tuwaijri, Assistant Secretary General of the Arab League for Economic Affairs, issued a call at the press conference for the Arab World private sector to participate in the Forum. The Forum has the support of international institutions in the forefront of the anti-piracy cause, including the World Customs Organization The World Customs Organization (WCO) is an intergovernmental organization that helps Members (Governments usually represented by Customs administrations from 170 countries) communicate and co-operate on customs issues. and World Intellectual Property Organization.In the run-up to the Forum, the Arab League is holding preliminary meetings to bring together all parties concerned in the fight against piracy and counterfeiting in the Arab region, "These meetings will focus on joint examination of the key issues to be addressed at the Forum and determination of the best possible solutions thereof" Al-Tuwaijri saidSheikh Saleh Kamel, president of the Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI ICCI Insight Communications Company Inc. (stock symbol)
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ICCI Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry ), tod newspersons that the recommendations emerging from the Forum would lead to intensified efforts to prevent piracy and counterfeiting from draining the economies of Arab and Islamic countries.Ahmad Al Hamdan, Chairman of Hemaya Universal, said at the press conference that with the Arab League and ICCI at the forefront, the Forum would break new ground. "The overwhelming support we found from the organizers had the greatest impact in enabling us to take steps to take action; to move in a matter.
See also: Step to ensure holding of the Forum at the highest level and achieving the hopes to be built on it," Al Hamdan said.The forum is the first of its kind in the region, he said. Included among its activities are seminars and lectures aimed at raising consumer awareness in Arab and Islamic countries on the hazards resulting from counterfeit goods.The Forum also aims to support promulgation PROMULGATION. The order given to cause a law to be executed, and to make it public it differs from publication. (q.v.) 1 Bl. Com. 45; Stat. 6 H. VI., c. 4.
2. of new laws for consumer protection and defeat of counterfeiting in Arab and Islamic countries. Specifically, the Forum will look into the problem of piracy in some markets and will identify and support available capacities for effective counter measures through collaboration with governments, international organizations and local communities.Discussions at the Forum will highlight international best practices in raising consumer awareness, building capacities and taking effective actions. Brand owners will present their successful experiences in decision-making and implementation. Involving specialists from consumer protection agencies, intellectual property rights protection groups and anti-counterfeiting institutions in the Arab world, the Forum will come up with recommendations and pave the way for action on the ground in Arab and Islamic countries.
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