CULTURE

National Anti-piracy seminar

7 December, Lilongwe, Malawi - This meeting is a follow-up to the sub-regional Anti-piracy Training for Trainers course (APTT), which took place in Windhoek (Namibia) in September 2006 and approximately 30 participants from different sections of the national copyright enforcement authorities: prosecutors, judges, police and customs are expected to attend. The participants who took part in the Windhoek APTT Training course will act as panelists and speakers.

This meeting is a follow-up to the sub-regional Anti-piracy Training for Trainers course (APTT), which took place in Windhoek (Namibia) in September 2006 and approximately 30 participants from different sections of the national copyright enforcement authorities: prosecutors, judges, police and customs are expected to attend. The participants who took part in  the Windhoek APTT Training course will act as panelists and speakers.

The morning sessionís main topics for discussion will include:

  • An introduction to the protection of copyright and related rights;
  • International legal frameworks on copyright and related rights;
  • Copyright and Creativity;
  • An introduction to Copyright Enforcement Issues in Malawi;
  • Piracy by Sector, Music and Publishing Industries;

The afternoon session will consist of two practical training and group workshops,  followed by a high-ranking government official leading the participants in an anti-piracy street march for a distance of approximately 2 km.

The meeting is co-organized by the UNESCO National Commission of Malawi and the Malawi Copyright Society (COSOMA), with the support of the UNESCO Global Alliance for Cultural Diversity and the International Federation of the Reproduction Rights Organisations (IFFRO).

For more information: Copyright and Anti-piracy
Contact: P. Totcharova, ACE/ACD

    Publication Date 01 Dec 2006

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