Second digital day: At the roots of sustainability
On 11 and 12 March 2022 the World Conference “Second Digital Day’22” (SDD’22) was held as a webinar. The target of this global event was to structure an authentic digital Humanism that can be spread all around the planet. Also dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič, LL.M., LL.M. gave a lecture at the event, and on 12 March 2022 presented the topic “Copyright Exceptions and Restrictions: The Key to Sustainable Development”.
Series of digital and global days are held every year. This years’ second edition of a series had the representatives of various areas (academic, legal, entrepreneurial, economic and socio-political) as participants to reason on the more relevant and current legal-socio-economic issues.
You can read more about the event here.
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