The 42nd meeting of the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (WIPO SCCR) meets on 9-13 March 2022 in Geneva, Switzerland. The meeting runs from 10am to 6pm each day, local time.

This is the first in-person meeting of the Committee in almost three years, and an opportunity to make progress in particular on the limitations and exceptions agenda item.

IFLA will be represented by Matt Voigts, Policy and Research Officer, Copyright and Open Access, and Stephen Wyber, Director, Policy and Advocacy.

To find out more, take a look at the following resources:

  • Our overall goals for the meeting, set out in our news story
  • Our blog on the report to be presented at the Monday information session on the impacts of COVID-19
  • Our own report on the impacts of COVID-19 on libraries
  • The open letter for World IP Day on ensuring that intellectual property works for youth

You can watch the meeting live on WIPO’s webcast, and follow Matt and Stephen who will be live-tweeting the event.