17 April 2018

IFLA sends comments to the Senate of the Republic of Colombia on the copyright reform

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Colombia is now in the process of reforming its copyright law (Ley 23 de 1982). In view of this reform and of the debate at the Comisión Primera of the Honourable Senate of the Republic of Colombia, IFLA submitted written comments and suggestions for specific changes to the Bill.

For the preparation and submission of comments, IFLA collaborated with the Fundación Conector and had the support of the Colegio Colombiano de Bibliotecología (ASCOLBI).

Click on the image to access the full document (in Spanish).

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In December 2017, IFLA President Glòria Pérez-Salmerón had already sent an open letter to the Colombian Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, welcoming the bill and providing some comments to make it more favourable to libraries and their ursers.

The letter sent in December 2017 is available here (in Spanish).

CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters), Advocacy, Copyright, Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries & Archives, Colombia

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