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7th Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy

24 April 2013 - 26 April 2013 - Istanbul, Turkey

The Global Congress has become a leading forum, shaping the direction of international responses to the crimes of counterfeiting and piracy, and raising public awareness of the dangers associated with illicit goods.

A high-level event, the Congress attracts more than 1,000 participants from a wide range of sectors. Among the attendees are government ministers and policy makers, senior civil servants, business leaders, law enforcement officers, specialist investigators, judges, lawyers, brand owners, consumer groups, members of academia, and representatives from intergovernmental organizations and nongovernmental organizations.

The theme for this year’s congress was “Evolving challenges – innovative responses”.

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