The Third Summer School of Democracy and Human Rights
In September, Udesin institute held a three-day summer school of Democracy and Human Rights that emphasized the importance of Freedom.
The central theme of the third summer school of Democracy and Human Rights was FREEDOM. For this reason, the panel discussions revolved around bounderies of parliamentary democracy, bounderies of free market, freedom of speech, freedom of media and freedom of publishing market. The Third Summer School of Democracy and Human Rights ended with two workshops: the workshop on Freedom in Widespread Migration with Khalid Ali, Zaher Amini and Jernej Kastelic, and the Workshop on Freedom of the Internet and Copyright with dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič, founder of the Intellectual Property Institute.
The 43rd session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (hereinafter SCCR) made substantial progress on the issues advocated by the A2K Coalition (Access to Knowledge Coalition), which IPI is a member of. This year’s session was the most productive on the issues of exceptions and limitations. James Love (Knowledge Ecology International), a long-time observer at WIPO, described the outcome and the impact of the public interest community as the strongest since the conclusion of the Marrakech Treaty, which brought global copyright exceptions for the benefit of the blind and visually impaired.
Today, March 17, 2023, a symposium on law in the information society is taking place in the golden lecture hall of the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana. Dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič will present copyright aspects of artificial intelligence at the symposium.
The third day of the 43rd session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights is intended for discussion on the topic of exceptions and limitations to copyright, especially in connection with the right to research.
The 43rd session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR/43) is being held in Geneva from March 13 to 17, 2023. The Intellectual Property Institute has a permanent observer status at WIPO since 2022 and is also a member of the Access to Knowledge Coalition (A2K coalition).