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Andre Heitz

Former Director of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Coordination Office in Brussels and a retired agricultural engineer and international civil servant in the United Nations system. Also served the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV).

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February 17, 2020
France - On February 7, 2020 The Council of State rendered a decision to reconcile French law with European directive 2001/18 of March 12, 2001 relating to the deliberate release of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the environment. 'Deliberate release' is an important distinction, as we…