New link to
of the Centre for
African Indigenous Knowledge Research and Documentation (CAIKRD).
Publication lists revised.
of the act protecting the traditional knowledge of the indigenous
peoples, mandated by the Council of the Indigenous Peoples, is finished.
English version is under preparation.
The Cabinet approved the application of the Sakizaya people to be
officially recognized as
Taiwan's 13th indigenous people and as separate from the Amis
Legalizing the Acquisition of
Genetic Resources in Chinese Taipei: A Proposal
Mandated by the Council of
Indigenous Peoples, a draft of the "Act on the Protection of the
Traditional Knowledge of Indigenous Peoples Concerning
Biodiversity" has been proposed. The drafters are Ming-Yan Shieh,
Warren H.J. Kuo, Jau-Hwa Chen and Chung-His Lee.
Taiwan University Library hosts the newly established “Taiwan’s
Indigenous Peoples Resources Center”.
English Versions not yet available)
Drafting the Genetic Resources Act of Taiwan, PPS file of the
by the Council of Agriculture, the first edition of the draft on the
Genetic Resources Act has been finished; booklet "Access and
Benefit sharing on Genetic Resources" has been written, and sent to
draft; English edition not yet available)
The Euro-Asian Forum II,
"The Limitation of
Contemporary IP System in Knowledge Trading"
to be held on 2006/01/09~10, at Hsinchu, TAIWAN.
Links added to Laws-international and Assay-Taiwan
The Making of Bark Clothes, Amis
Links to three articles (ethnoecology, 1: Ecological communications.
2:Who is telling stories of the mountains? 3:GIS-based approach for
participatory indigenous mapping)
Japan-Taiwan bilateral symposium,
Protection of Biotechnology: Bioethics and Biotherapy"
will be held at Hokkaido University on 2005-02-22. Programme
(2005-01-21) Basic law of the Indigenous Peoples has been passed by
the Legislative Yuan on 21 Jan 2005.
Among the Clauses, Article 13 states clearly that the government
should protect by acts the knowledge concerning conservation of
biodiversity and intellectual creations of the indigenous peoples.
In Article 22, land exploration, resources utilization,
ecological conservation and academic research should be subjected to prior
informed consent of and/or participation of the indigenous peoples.
Mechanism of benefit–sharing of any profit that arising from the
commercial utilization should be established.
version of the new
Plant variety and Plant Seed Act ;
Evolution of the IP-system, especially in Biotechnology-European
and Asian Perspectives"
will be held on 2004-08-17/18. (Hanken
School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki, Finland)
Press Release PR/2004/388:WIPO
Director General Welcomes Growing Recognition of Indigenous People's
Rights. (Geneva, August 9, 2004)
on Cooperation on Indigenous Issues between Taipei and New
Zealand was signed at 2004-05-03.
The Yami of Irala.
of The Ancestors.
tatala boat of
Ethnobotany disciplines 3d international symposio, 2004
Rukai cultural landscape
Workshop "Ethnomedicine and Bioethics of Taiwan Indigenous Peoples"
to be held at 2004-05-14.
System of the Rukai
Director Ladi Semali of the Interinstitutional
Consortium for Indigenous Knowledge (ICIK) visited (2000) indigenous
peoples in southern Taiwan.
New links in indigenous peoples, ethnoecology,and
New links in
indigenous peoples and protection (Essay, Taiwan) pages
Trade Agreement between Taiwan and Panama:
Six, Intellectual Property Rights