Engaging meaningfully in WIPO: IFLA webinar
EIFL will present at a webinar for librarians in Sub-Saharan Africa on copyright and how to engage meaningfully at WIPO

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Event Date: 30 Nov 2022

EIFL will present at an IFLA webinar for librarians in Sub-Saharan Africa on the role of librarians in copyright issues, and how to engage in and around events at WIPO (the World Intellectual Property Organization).​​ 

The webinar titled, ‘Engaging meaningfully in WIPO: does it matter for librarians in Sub-Saharan Africa?’ is organized by the IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Division.

  • Date and time: 30 November, 14:00 Central African Time (CAT).
  • To register: Click here (Zoom registration page)

Topics to be covered are - 

  • Introduction to WIPO, presenter Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
  • How to engage in WIPO, presenter Dick Kawooya, EIFL Coordinator of Copyright Advocacy in Africa, Right to Research Project
  • Developing a draft plan to engage in WIPO, Stephen Wyber, Manager, Policy and Advocacy, IFLA

In addition to presentations, participants will have an opportunity to develop a draft advocacy plan to engage with WIPO issues in their own country.