Call for greater inclusion and access to information for people with print disabilities in Asia-Pacific

Marrakesh Treaty and UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities PRESS RELEASE New Issue Brief calls for greater inclusion and access to information for people with print disabilities in Asia-Pacific 1 December 2017, Wellington Ending the lack of equitable access to information and knowledge among persons who are blind, visually impaired or otherwise print disabled … Read more

International Workshop On CSOs Monitoring CRPD

Korean Disability Forum International Workshop On CSOs Monitoring CRPD Date: November 21(Thu), 2013, 10:00-18:00 ? Venue: Iroom Hall http://www.koddi.or.kr/eng/location.jhtml http://www.koddi.or.kr/eng/location.jhtml, Seoul, South Korea ? Workshop fee: Free Objectives 1. To raise awareness on the CRPD to persons with disabilities and professionals working in the disability field 2. To build capacity of DPOs for an on-going … Read more

The Treaty of Marrakesh explained by WBU

This short document is written to explain the contents of The Treaty of Marrakesh (formal name: “The Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works by Visually Impaired Persons and Persons with Print Disabilities”). It covers the meaning and use of the main treaty contents. This is deliberately a layman’s explanation of the Treaty- not … Read more

The Marrakesh Treaty

The Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons who are Blind, Visually Impaired, or otherwise Print Disabled was developed through the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). It was adopted in June 2013. With strong leadership from the World Blind Union and its member-countries, the treaty aims to improve movement of braille and … Read more

WIPO Negotiations Treaty For Blind People

WORLD BLIND UNION (WBU) press release 18 December 2012 Press Release – WIPO Negotiations Treaty for Blind people   WIPO member states call for treaty for blind people to be finished in 2013 Geneva, 18.12.2012 – UN negotiation on groundbreaking World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) treaty for blind people looks set to end in 2013 … Read more