IGWGInteragency Gender Working Group
IGWGIndian Gaming Working Group
IGWGInternational Giraffe Working Group
IGWGIndustry Government Working Group (various nations)
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Becoming one of the leaders of the bloc of developing countries that raised the pro-access flag, it was very active from the birth of the IGWG, when Resolution WHA59.24, approved at the 59th World Health Assembly in 2006, reiterated the need for member-states to consider the flexibilities of the TRIPS Agreement and, based on the preliminary proposal presented by Brazil and Kenya, determined the creation of the Intergovernmental Workgroup on Public Health, Innovation and Intellectual Property (23).
WHA Resolution 60.30, which was approved while the negotiations of the IGWG were still in progress, entitled "Public Health, Innovation and Intellectual Property", at the 60th World Health Assembly, in 2007, largely resulted from the Brazilian proposal, and established a commitment of the Director-General of the WHO, Dr.
(46) Member agencies of the IGWG are the National Indian Gaming Commission; the Federal Bureau of Investigation; Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Law Enforcement Services; Internal Revenue Service, Office of Tribal Government; Department of the Interior, Office of the Inspector General; Financial Crimes Enforcement Network- and the Department of Justice, United States Attorney's Subcommittee on Indian Issues.
Gender Perspectives Improve Reproductive Health Outcomes: New Evidence, Washington, DC: PRB for the IGWG, 2009.
The Industry Government Working Group on Live Cattle Exports ("IGWG") concluded in its August 2011 report that "while there is no need for foreign governments to change their regulations, nor to do anything to facilitate the changed arrangements, it remains crucial for the Australian Government to work with overseas governments to raise awareness of what the Australian Government is pursuing and to seek their support." Id.
The IGWG pointed out that the need to consult with the governments of trading partners was "particularly important in those markets that are either key markets for Australian exports or depend on Australian imports for food security." Id.
The IGWG discussions were intensive extending to twice the planned duration and as the opinions were diverse on a clear North-South divide, the meeting ground was often thin.
The IGWG negotiations recognized the strategic and central role of the WHO as the lead UN agency in international public health with the expectation for the WHO to play its legitimate role towards balancing IP, innovation and public health to promote access to products for diseases of the poor.
(41) The USAID Bureau of Global Health collaborates with a network of NGOs through the Interagency Gender Working Group (IGWG), which identifies GBV as a priority.
(42) More information the IGWG's GBV activities is available at [http://www.igwg.org/priorityareas/violence.htm].
At the international level, negotiations through the World Health Organization (Inter Governmental Working Group on Public Health Innovation and Intellectual Property, IGWG), WTO (TRIPS issues), WIPO (Development Agenda) should be carried out to ensure that the global patent regimes do not hamper access to affordable health care to the poor.
The WHO has since constituted the InterGovernmental Working Group (IGWG) "...