Short guidelines on the steps and procedures for registration of quality products with Geographical Indications and Traditional Specialities on EU level


The objective of these guidelines is to provide technical support to the Western Balkan countries/territories regarding the requirements for the implementation of the European (EU) schemes of geographical indications and traditional specialities. This document should help the stakeholders who are involved in the registration, protection and development of Geographical Indications with the aim to provide support on the implementation and registration of European quality schemes such as Geographical Indications (GIs) and Traditional Specialities.

The Guidelines in English and their translations in the Western Balkans local languages can be found here: