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To prevent the spread of COVID-19, WIPO SCCR/40 met in hybrid mode, with physical participation limited to a small number of Geneva-based member state delegates, and everyone else participating remotely.
04 Dec 2020
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
Teresa Hackett, EIFL’s Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, reports from the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) copyright (...)
29 Nov 2020
Posted by Ramune Petuchovaite, Public Library Innovation Programme Manager
The Internet Governance Forum (IGF), an annual forum that brings together stakeholders from government, industry and civil society to discuss (...)
Denise Nicholson
13 Nov 2020
Posted by Guest Blogger, EIFL
South Africa’s Copyright Amendment Bill had been sitting on the desk of President Cyril Ramaphosa for over a year, waiting to be signed into law. (...)
EIFL-IP Manager Teresa Hackett, centre, with Daw Myat Sann Nyein, EIFL coordinator in Yangon, left, and Dr Kay Thi Htwe, Director, National Library Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.
08 Nov 2020
Posted by Jean Fairbairn, Communications Manager / Website
Since the EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme (EIFL-IP) was launched 15 years ago, it has had some remarkable achievements, gained international (...)
Dick Kawooya, School of Information Science, University of South Carolina, delivers the General Statement on behalf of EIFL at the 2020 WIPO Assemblies. The statement was pre-recorded due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.
15 Oct 2020
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
Teresa Hackett, Manager of the EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme, reports on an unusual five days at WIPO (World Intellectual Property (...)
Photo image, in deep pink, of the COVID-19 virus
10 Aug 2020
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
In Part II of this two-part blog, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager Teresa Hackett examines how the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted (...)
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29 Jun 2020
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
In Part I of this two-part blog, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager Teresa Hackett looks at the immediate challenges the COVID-19 (...)