45th WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights

The World Intellectual Property Organization's (WIPO) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) will be meeting in Geneva to discuss the legislative frameworks needed by libraries to fulfil their missions, as well as questions around broadcasting and the rights of authors and creators in the digital age. 

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  • 15 April 2024

Partner2Connect Annual Meeting 2023

IFLA will be attending the 2023 annual meeting of the Partner2Connect initiative, established by the International Telecommunications Union in order to bring together actors committed to expanding  internet access. At the event, we will be making two key pledges, focused on building understanding of where libraries are today, and good digital inclusion practices. 

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  • 12 December 2023

Exciting times ahead on internet governance: UN Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation 2023

The coming two years will be important ones in the history of international internet governance, providing a number of key opportunities to underline what libraries need in order to fulfil their missions. The 2023 UN Committee on Science and Technology for Development provided an opportunity to set out next steps.

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  • 05 April 2023

Crisis recovery and development delivery – IFLA at the Regional Forum on Sustainable Development for Europe

IFLA participted actively in last week's European Regional Forum on Sustainable Development, drawing on the rich experience of Polish libraries in particular in both supporting the response to crises, and in promoting inclusive development.

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  • 03 April 2023

Practicality and ambition: a look ahead to the 43rd meeting of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights

From 13-17 March, the World Intellectual Property Organisation’s lead body focused on copyright – the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights – will meet in Geneva. Key discussions include the presentation of a toolkit on preservation, and discussions on facilitating cross-border working. IFLA will be there to represent the needs and interests of libraries.

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  • 08 March 2023