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Engaging meaningfully in WIPO: does it matter for librarians in Sub-Saharan Africa?

This webinar seeks to educate librarians in Sub-Saharan Africa to understand what their roles are relating to copyright and neighboring rights issues and how to engage in and around WIPO organized events. More importantly, engaging meaningfully with in-country stakeholders on copyright, in order to push for rights that matter to libraries in sub-Saharan Africa, should arguably be a key part of library advocacy in general. Read More

  • Events
  • 22 November 2022

40th Session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights

The 40th meeting of the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) takes place on 16-20 November 2020 in virtual format.  As the first meeting of the Committee in over a year, it is an opportunity both to catch up on the work… Read More

  • Events
  • 10 November 2020

Get Into… Guides

A key part of IFLA’s advocacy work is our engagement with international organisations and processes. These provide an opportunity to underline the role of libraries and call for laws, recommendations and research which can be used in national advocacy. Yet often, these processes are not limited to… Read More

  • Publications
  • 21 October 2020

61st Series of Meetings of the WIPO Assemblies

The 61st Series of Assembly of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) takes place from 21 to 29 September 2020, alongside other meetings such as the Marrakesh Treaty Assembly. This is the key opportunity for Member States to hear updates and take decisions about the work of WIPO… Read More

  • Events
  • 17 September 2020

WIPO’s General Assembly: Fifty-second session

The World Intellectual Property Organization, an agency of the United Nations, is an entity that oversees policies and decisions concerning intellectual property and in particular copyright and related rights within the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights. The fifty-second General Assembly of the World Intellectual Property Organization will take place on 7th and 8th May 2020. Read More

  • News
  • 07 May 2020
  • By: anonymous