CREACT4MED Mainstreaming Event On Intellectual Property And Cultural Exchange Held With Over 50 Participants

June 18, 2024
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On 6th June 2024, CREACT4MED held its third and final mainstreaming webinar with over 50 participants. The event brought together representatives from the private sector, civil society organizations (CSOs), and public authorities, all converging to address the critical intersection of cultural exchange and intellectual property. It was organised by project partner BUSINESSMED.



The event presented an opportunity to tackle the intellectual property within the creative economy, focusing on how it can be safeguarded and leveraged to foster economic growth and cultural vitality. The event saw robust participation, with around 50 attendees who were keen to gain in-depth insights from the shared experiences of the speakers. The esteemed panellists from Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Jordan, and Palestine were:



The event was moderated by Saif Aqel, Expert and Board member of Seeds For Development and Culture.

Discussions illuminated the potential of the cultural and creative sectors to significantly enhance employment opportunities and economic development. However, they also underscored persistent issues, such as illegal imitations and piracy, which threaten the integrity and profitability of creative works.

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Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia