On Wednesday, 27 April 2022 from 14:00 CEST to 16:00 CEST, the South Centre, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI), and the Washington College of Law’s Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property (PIJIP) will convene a workshop to prepare for the 42nd session of WIPO’s Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights. The workshop will address two themes: 1) Proposal by the African Group for a work programme on exceptions and limitations and 2) Appraising proposals for a WIPO broadcasting treaty in 2022 and its implications on access to culture and knowledge.
For registration, please click on the following link: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUvce-orz8vE9NhumTZvcaldvH6rTcPheou
The detailed agenda can be found below.
Part 1: Proposal by the African Group for a work programme on exceptions and limitations
14:00 – 14:15: Presentation on the African Group proposal for a work program on exceptions and limitations, Mohamed Bakir, Permanent Mission of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria to the United Nations Office at Geneva and other international organizations in Switzerland
14:15 – 14:30: Open discussion between participants
Part 2: Appraising proposals for a WIPO broadcasting treaty in 2022 and its implications on access to culture and knowledge
14:30 – 15:00: The Chair’s new text: What is protected, what rights are granted, and for how long, and will that change the distribution of licensing revenues and the ability to clear rights?
James Love, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI)
Erry Prasetyo, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Indonesia
15:00 – 15:30 The Treaty: What are its implications on the right to education (research, preserve, train and teach)?
Teresa Hackett, Electronic Information for Libraries (eIFL)
Teresa Nobre, Communia
Luis Villarroel, Innovarte
15:30 – 16:00: Question and Answer session