Welcome to the COP27 Special Edition of WIPO GREEN Digest!


November 8, 2022

Science has established beyond a doubt that the window for meaningful action to prevent the worst impacts of climate change is closing rapidly. The 27th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP27) is taking place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, with a view to building on previous successes and paving the way for implementation.

WIPO GREEN is there to co-host and participate in a number of events.

WIPO Launches New Flagship Publication: The Green Technology Book

At COP27, WIPO will launch its new flagship publication the Green Technology Book 2022 in partnership with the Climate Technology Center and Network (CTCN) and Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, Egypt (ASRT).

The Green Technology Book puts innovation, technology and intellectual property at the forefront in the fight against climate change. This first edition focuses on climate-change adaptation. It is a practical guide for those struggling with climate change firsthand, showcasing 200 technologies readily available or in the making.

The launch is taking place on the 10th of November at the Egyptian Pavilion, Room A, Blue Zone from 16.00-17.00 local time.

WIPO will speak on “Accelerating the Low-Carbon Transition Through Sustainable Inclusive Trade” on November 10,  at the event organized by the International Trade Centre (ITC).The event will touch upon drivers of green technology innovation and dissemination as well as the role of IP in trade.

WIPO is co-organizing the event “Advancing Paris Agreement Implementation and Climate Action through Innovation and Technology”, on November 11, together with the UN Climate Change Global Innovation Hub (UNGIH) and the Climate Technology Center and Network (CTCN) .

WIPO GREEN will present its Acceleration Projects in Latin America, Indonesia and China.

Read more on the WIPO GREEN Website