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Blog Entry ವಿಕಿಪೀಡಿಯ ತರಬೇತಿ ೨೦೧೮ @ ರಾಂಚಿ
by Vikas Hegde published Jul 04, 2018 last modified Jul 04, 2018 05:02 PM — filed under: , , ,
ಕನ್ನಡ ವಿಕಿಪೀಡಿಯನ್ನರಾದ ವಿಕಾಸ್ ಹೆಗಡೆ ಅವರು Wiki Advanced Training 2018ರ ತಮ್ಮ ಅನುಭವ ಮತ್ತು ಕಲಿತ ವಿಚಾರಗಳನ್ನು ಈ ಬ್ಲಾಗಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಬರೆದುಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Maharashtra's Copyright Policy Makes Education Unaffordable
by Anubha Sinha published Jun 26, 2018 — filed under: ,
In an alarming development for Indian students, Balbharati – the Maharashtra state bureau of textbook production and curriculum research – has issued a copyright policy that forces all publishers, digital educational-content creators, and coaching classes to obtain expensive licenses for developing material directly or indirectly relating to Balbharati’s content.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
May 2018 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published May 31, 2018 last modified Jun 12, 2018 02:03 PM — filed under: ,
CIS newsletter for the month of May 2018.
Located in About Us / Newsletters
Blog Entry 36th SCCR: CIS Statement on Draft Action Plan for Educational and Research Institutions and Persons with Other Disabilities
by Anubha Sinha published May 31, 2018 — filed under: , ,
Anubha Sinha, attending the 36th Session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (“SCCR”) at Geneva from May 28, 2018 to June 1, 2018, made this statement on the Proposed Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations on behalf of CIS on Day 4, May 31.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry 36th SCCR: CIS Statement on the Draft Action Plan for Libraries, Archives and Museums
by Anubha Sinha published May 31, 2018 last modified May 31, 2018 09:47 AM — filed under: , ,
Anubha Sinha, attending the 36th Session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (“SCCR”) at Geneva from May 28, 2018 to June 1, 2018, made this statement on the Draft Action Plan on advancing limitations and exceptions for libraries, archives and Museums on behalf of CIS on Day 3, May 30.
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Blog Entry 36th SCCR: CIS Statement on Limitations and Exceptions Agenda
by Anubha Sinha published May 31, 2018 last modified May 31, 2018 09:43 AM — filed under: , ,
Anubha Sinha, attending the 36th Session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (“SCCR”) at Geneva from May 28, 2018 to June 1, 2018, made this statement on the Limitations and Exceptions agenda on behalf of CIS on Day 3, May 30.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry NGOs circulate letter at WIPO SCCR/36 raising serious concerns about draft Broadcasting Treaty
by Anubha Sinha published May 29, 2018 — filed under: ,
At the 36th Meeting of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), negotiations on the Broadcasting Treaty continue - this time with a sense of urgency to present results of the 20 year negotiations to the UN General Assembly, scheduled in September this year. There remain long-pending issues within the Treaty, which have largely been ignored or weakly acknowledged by the Committee. In view of the threats that this Treaty poses to Access to Knowledge and the mission of educators, archivists, researchers, libraries and creators, NGOs at WIPO (including CIS) have circulated the letter below.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry 36th SCCR: CIS Statement on the Proposed Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations
by Anubha Sinha published May 28, 2018 — filed under: ,
Anubha Sinha, attending the 36th Session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (“SCCR”) at Geneva from May 28, 2018 to June 1, 2018, made this statement on the Proposed Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations on behalf of CIS on Day 1, May 28.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
An open data ecosystem can boost India's GDP by $22 B and double farmer income
by Admin published May 23, 2018 — filed under: , ,
MeiTY says increased data transparency will drive growth and improve governance across key industry sectors in the time to come.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Putting women human rights activists on the world map
by Admin published May 20, 2018 — filed under: ,
Birubala Rabha may be a household name in Assam, but her crusade against the practice of witch-hunting in her State has not got the attention it deserves from the nation or the world. Barring a handful of articles in print and online publications, little has been written about her fight that spans over two decades. There is no mention of her on Wikipedia.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media