Quotes from Member States at the 37th meeting of WIPO's SCCR

What they said about libraries

At the 37th meeting of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), many representatives of United Nations Member States took the fllor to underline the public interest role that libraries play.

In this context, they stressed the need for adequate limitations and exceptions to copyright that work across borders, and expressed support for further work at the international level on the topic.

For more information on the 37th meeting of the SCCR, read this report.

See the quotes by Member States.

Reports, CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters), Access to information, Access to knowledge, Advocacy, Cooperation, Copyright, Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries & Archives

Last update: 7 December 2018