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April 19, 2023

WIPO, UNDP for creative ecosystem conversation

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The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have come together to host an engaging conversation with Nigeria’s creative ecosystem, in collaboration with The Nest Innovation and Technology Park.

The event, scheduled for April 20th, 2023, themed “Intellectual Property and Development: Creative Ecosystem Conversation” is aimed at discussing the benefits of the creative sector to Nigeria’s economy and Africa at large, with a focus on how stakeholders can build networks and partnerships to drive inclusion and diversity within the sector.

This conversation will also explore what roles international agencies could play in engaging and supporting the creative sector towards realizing Sustainable Development Goals. To register for the event, interested participants can visit

The gathering is expected to host Intellectual Property (IP) professionals, content creators, writers, storytellers, entrepreneurs, startup founders, academics, policymakers, students, and civil society organizations.

Notable guests will grace the occasion, including the talented TY Bello, Cobhams Asuquo, Godwin Tom, Imoh Eboh, and Tolu (Daniels) Olaoye, among other remarkable professionals in the Nigerian creative industry.

This event will feature an electrifying panel session, titled “IP and Development: Business Partnerships for Creative Enterprises,” which will engage industry players and top creatives in discussing how to leverage relationships and collaboration within their sector, examine what benefits Nigeria can derive from having a common front in pushing a holistic beneficial agenda, and the pain points creatives generally have in Nigeria.

And this is not just another run-of-the-mil event. It’s a chance to be part of a global conversation that aims to further drive creativity, foster collaborations, and ignite positive change in the creative ecosystem.

With WIPO, UNDP and The Nest Innovation Park as joint organizers, this event promises to be a unique opportunity for stakeholders to exchange ideas, share experiences, and build relationships towards promoting a dynamic and effective IP system that supports creativity, innovation, and sustainable development.

Join top talents in Nigeria on April 20th, 2023, for an electrifying conversation that will shape the future of Nigeria’s creative industry and beyond.

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