Presentation on theme: "Africa Matters Limited Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy Cancun, Mexico, 1 – 3 December 2009 Paula Nelson – Senior Advisor AML."— Presentation transcript:
Africa Matters Limited Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy Cancun, Mexico, 1 – 3 December 2009 Paula Nelson – Senior Advisor AML
The Extent Of The Problem Counterfeit medicines, foods and healthcare products are killing people Counterfeit auto parts and electrical goods are killing people Counterfeit cement is causing buildings to collapse and so killing people Counterfeit agricultural products cause crops to fail resulting in starvation and death Counterfeit goods of all kinds destroy businesses, causing loss of jobs and loss of hope for a better future Problems which, in any environment, would be acute are more so in Africa.
The African Dimension
Building Relationships President Museveni being received by Baroness Lynda Chalker at the anti- Counterfeiting forum held in Kampala, in February 2009
The Way Forward ACTIONS, NOT WORDS !
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