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Marrakesh Monitoring Report 2024

Which countries have signed up to the Marrakesh Treaty, which removes the copyright barriers preventing making and sharing accessible copies of works for people with print disabilities, and how far have they gone in bringing their national legislation into line with its provisions? Our latest Marrakesh Monitoring Report provides an update! Read More

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  • 29 January 2024

Out Now: June 2023 issue of IFLA Journal

Opening with an essay on Dutch libraries that highlights the library community in The Netherlands for the 2023 WLIC in Rotterdam, the June 2023 issue of IFLA Journal features 16 articles that represent several timely issues for the profession. Read More

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  • 09 June 2023

10 years into the Marrakesh Treaty: what does the data say?

With key copyright decision-makers meeting this week in Geneva at WIPO, we are happy to follow up on our report with an overview of country-by-country implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty with an analysis of the data as a whole. This demonstrates both the effectiveness of international action in driving national change, and the fact that most countries have sought to maximise the possibilities created to provide access for persons with print disabilities.  Read More

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  • 14 March 2023

Marrakesh Monitoring Report: 2023 Update

The Marrakesh Treaty, signed almost 10 years ago, provides an opportunity to lift unnecessary barriers to access to information for people with disabilities, but are governments taking this up? Read More

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  • 08 February 2023

Delivering the right of access to information for persons with disabilities: towards the 2023 edition of the IFLA Marrakesh Monitoring Report

At the weekend, the world marked the International Day of Persons with Disabilities - the 30th anniversary of the celebration. With a future-orientated theme - the role of innovation - it is nonetheless also an opportunity to remember the need to get the basics right, not least the right of access to information. IFLA encouraged those working with providing this access to help us update our Marrakesh Monitoring Report.  Read More

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  • 05 December 2022

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