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Consultation on Marrakesh Treaty in Brazil Closing Shortly

A crucial moment in the implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty in Brazil is approaching, with a consultation on implementing regulations closing tomorrow. Libraries are active in calling for this to respect international best practice and respect the spirit of the Treaty. Read More

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  • 23 July 2020
  • By: anonymous

Seminar on Implementing the Marrakesh Treaty

The Marrakesh Treaty has come into force in many countries. What is the Marrakesh Treaty and what does it mean for libraries in practice? Join us for an international seminar in the new Helsinki Central Library Oodi on 12 March 2019! Keynote Speakers Sirpa… Read More

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  • 07 February 2019

Regional Workshop on the Implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty

In terms of the number of ratifications, the Marrakesh Treaty is a major success, promising new possibilities for people with print disabilities to access information. A sub-regional workshop in Quito, Ecuador, organised by the World Intellectual Property Organisation, will help ensure that legal change is matched by progress… Read More

  • Events
  • 08 November 2018

Copyright, Access and the SDGs: IFLA at the WIPO General Assembly

The World Intellectual Property Organisation’s annual General Assembly saw exciting announcements around the Marrakesh Treaty, welcome support for better laws for libraries, archives and museums, and an emphasis, from Member States, on the need for intellectual property laws to support development. Read More

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  • 04 October 2018
  • By: anonymous