19 July 2012

IFLA Signs Civil Society Statement on Exceptions and Limitations for Education at WIPO meeting

On Wednesday 18th July IFLA, along with seventeen other civil society organisations, signed a statement on copyright exceptions and limitations for educational purposes. The 24th meeting of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) has devoted three days of discussion on education.

The civil society statement urges WIPO Member States to undertake substantive discussions and collaborate on working documents as a first step towards the adoption of an international instrument. It concludes with 12 recommendations for Member States as they engage in their work.

Read the full civil society statement. [PDF]

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