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, 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

CRPD Toolkit

As you know, one of the objectives outlined within the WBU Strategic Plan was the development of a CRPD toolkit to provide members with information and resources that could help with your work regarding the CRPD. This has taken two years to develop, but I am very pleased to inform you that it is now … Read more