Ways to Promote Enabling Environments and to Address Barriers to Technology Development and Transfer

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Date period
1 September 2012

SummaryResponding to a call for inputs from the UNFCCC Technology Executive Office (TEC), ICTSD prepared this submission to highlight the role of intellectual property rights (IPRS) in technology development and transfer.

In the submission, IPRs are identified as an area for which clarity would be needed in order to fully understand their impact on the development and transfer of climate technologies.