Promoting AK2 and the R2R in Kenya
EIFL is co-organizing a workshop on Access to Knowledge and the Right to Research in Kenya

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Event Date: 26 Apr 2023
Nairobi, Kenya, and Online
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To mark World Intellectual Property Day on 26 April 2023, the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law (CIPIT), Strathmore University, the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property (PIJIP), American University Washington College of Law and EIFL, in cooperation with the Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO), have organized a workshop, Promoting Access to Knowledge and the Right to Research.

The one-day workshop, which takes place online and in Nairobi, Kenya, will bring together national and international copyright experts from academia, the legal, policy and regulatory fields, and key stakeholders from the research, education, library and disability communities. The agenda is here.

  • Date and time: 26 April, 9am - 3pm EAT
  • Registration: Attendance is free, but places are limited. If you would like to participate in-person, please contact To join online on Zoom, please register here.

We will also celebrate the launch of the Kenyan edition of ‘Getting Started. Implementing the Marrakesh Treaty for persons with print disabilities’, prepared by EIFL.

Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, and Dick Kawooya, Coordinator Copyright Advocacy in Africa, Right to Research Project, as well as representatives from EIFL’s partner, the Kenya Libraries and Information Services Consortium (KLISC), will take part in the workshop.

Supported by the Right to Research in International Copyright Law, a project supported by Arcadia – a charitable fund by Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin.