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RI pushes for treaty against theft of genetic resources and culture

  • Ary Hermawan

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, November 19 2009 | 01:10 pm

PREMIUM In a move that will likely cause unease among Western academics and artists, Indonesia and other developing countries are pushing for a legally binding treaty to protect their precious natural resources and cultural heritage from being "stolen" or "misused" by other countries. Director for legal treaties on economic and cultural affairs at Indonesia's Foreign Ministry, Damos Dumoli Agusman, ...