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Bringing the Marrakesh Treaty closer to practice: IFLA releases new monitoring report

IFLA has today published an update to its Marrakesh Monitoring Report. This sets out which countries have ratified or acceded to the Treaty, and which have taken the necessary steps at the national level to make it a reality. It underlines the need for continued attention at the national level to make a reality of the promise of Marrakesh. Read More

  • News
  • 24 January 2019
  • By: anonymous

Implementing the Marrakesh Treaty: Monitoring Report

The Marrakesh Treaty was signed in June 2013, and barely three years later entered into force. Yet ratification is only part of the story. IFLA’s monitoring work shows where progress is still needed to improve national laws.  The Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for… Read More

  • Publications
  • 01 October 2018

Getting Started: New IFLA Guide on Making the Marrakesh Treaty Real

The Marrakesh Treaty has already had a major impact on copyright legislation, removing legal barriers to making and sharing copies of books in accessible formats. But to ensure that people with print disabilities benefit from genuinely equal access, implementation is key. A new IFLA guide helps libraries take this final step, and make the promise of Marrakesh real. Read More

  • News
  • 27 August 2018
  • By: anonymous

LSN Minutes Wroclaw 2017

Standing Committee meeting in Wroclaw, Poland Library Services to People with Special Needs Section SC1: 10:15-12:15 on Sat, Aug 19, 2017 at Room 50 SC2: 8:00-10:30 on Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at Conference Room C These minutes cover both the first and… Read More

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  • 20 April 2018

One Step Closer to Access: IFLA Welcomes Progress towards EU Ratification of Marrakesh

Last week, the Council of Ministers of the European Union, representing its Member States, voted to approve the ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty. This opens the way to the EU and its 28 Member States formally joining the Treaty in the summer, opening up many new possibilities for access to, and exchange of, books in accessible formats for people with print disabilities. Read More

  • News
  • 20 February 2018
  • By: anonymous

LSN annual report 2015-2016

This annual report is based on the LSN 2014 – 2019 Strategic Plan and relates to activities from September 2015 to August 2016 Our action plan for 2016-2017 is available on our website. Results These are the activities completed during the year:… Read More

  • Publications
  • 17 August 2017