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20/05/09 - IFLA and IPA Agree to Enhance Open Access Debate

17/11/08 – Joint Rightsholder Position re: International Harmonisation of Copyright Exceptions, SCCR
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30/6/08 – IPA Submission on WIPO Draft Gap Analysis on the Protection of Traditional Cultural Expressions and Folkore

17/11/07 – An international Copyright Symposium to be held in Amsterdam on 21-22 April 2008

27/06/07 – Publishers and Librarians agree on Key Principles of Access to Orphan Work

11/06/07 – IPA/IFLA Position on the Use of Orphan Works

24/05/07 – German Parliament Supports Open Access and Publishers; English Translation of Bundesrat Decision

14/05/07 – IPA and Google debate the Power of Search Engines at Swiss Book Fair

11/04/07 – IPA Supports WTO Cases Files against China

30/03/07 – IPA Comments on the WIPO List of Issues regarding Provisions for the Protection of Traditional Cultural Expressions and Folklore

21/03/07 – WIPO DG Receives High-level IPA Delegation

13/02/07 – IPA Signs Brussels Declaration on STM Publishing

30/01/07 – WIPO DG Opens International Copyright Conference in Cairo

06/10/06 – ACAP Presentation

31/07/06 – IPA Position on Revised WIPO Provisions for the Protection of Traditional Cultural Expressions and Folklore

13/06/06 – IPA Supports French Google Challenge

23/04/06 – IPA Position on the Use of Orphan Works

20/10/05 – Joint IPA-PEN USA Declaration – Google Print Library Project

17/08/05 – IPA & the Google Print Library Project

31/01/05 – IPA Position on the Preliminary Draft Convention on the Protection of the Diversity of Cultural Content and Artistic Expression

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Michiel Kolman
20 May 2020
Publishing industry
Educational Publishing
Diversity and Inclusion
Diversity & Inclusion in the publishing industry is not only relevant for the workforce in our industry (see my previous blog on key surveys measuring exactly that), but also for what we publish. Important questions that arise are ...
Michiel Kolman
24 April 2020
Publishing industry
Diversity and Inclusion
It has been impressive to see how fast our industry has responded to the challenges presented by COVID-19. While many publishers are busy trying to keep their businesses running, it would be easy to dismiss diversity and inclusion (D&I) as just a...
Ben Steward
23 April 2020
Publishing industry
Two weeks into the COVID-19 (née coronavirus) pandemic and its attendant doldrums, I noticed some A-list singers were performing via Instagram from the discomfort of their homes. Chris Martin and John Legend were among the first to sign up to the&nbs...
Michiel Kolman
31 March 2020
Publishing industry
Diversity and Inclusion

Close scrutiny showed a more complex but also more positive answer for both the UK and US.

Michiel Kolman
30 January 2020
Publishing industry
Diversity and Inclusion
As we start a new decade, the subject of diversity remains firmly on the radar for most businesses and industries in 2020. This is also true for our own publishing industry as we continue to see how issues around diversity and inclusion, such as wome...
Michiel Kolman
18 December 2019
Publishing industry
Diversity and Inclusion

IPA D&I envoy, Michiel Kolman interviews Elsevier’s Simon Holt and Springer Nature’s Kirsty Bone about their experiences of having a disability and working in the publishing industry. This is a long but fascinating read.

Hugo Setzer
07 November 2019
Publishing industry

October and the first days of November were again very busy, with visits to four different countries and three book fairs in the course of three weeks.

James Taylor
25 October 2019
Publishing industry

SCCR 39 concluded this evening with an agreement found on how to keep the Exceptions and Limitations discussion moving forward and the other agenda items wrapped up and a possible new issue raised in the chamber.

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