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36th SCCR: CIS Statement on the Draft Action Plan for Libraries, Archives and Museums

by Anubha Sinha — last modified May 31, 2018 09:47 AM

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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36th SCCR: CIS Statement on Limitations and Exceptions Agenda

by Anubha Sinha — last modified May 31, 2018 09:43 AM

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.

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NGOs circulate letter at WIPO SCCR/36 raising serious concerns about draft Broadcasting Treaty

by Anubha Sinha — last modified May 29, 2018 10:42 AM
May 29, 2018

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.

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36th SCCR: CIS Statement on the Proposed Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations

by Anubha Sinha — last modified May 28, 2018 02:04 PM
May 28, 2018

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.

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Indian Women and Craft Edit-a-thon

by Gopalakrishna A. — last modified Jul 04, 2018 04:30 PM

A two-day long edit-a-thon aimed to archive the Women achievers in the field of art and craft on Kannada Wikipedia was held with the help of Srishti Institute and Janastu on 8th March and 25th March 2018.

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Sambad Health and Women Edit-a-thon

Sambad Health and Women Edit-a-thon

by Admin — last modified May 07, 2018 04:34 PM

Sambad Health and Women Edit-a-thon was an offline edit-a-thon held in the month of April in collaboration with the Sambad media house, Odia Wikimedia User Group and the Center for Internet and Society.

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Institutional Partnership with Tribal Research & Training Institute

by Subodh Kulkarni — last modified May 07, 2018 04:29 PM

CIS-A2K has been building partnerships with major state government departments in Maharashtra to promote free & open knowledge resources. One such effort resulted into official Govt.Resolution of Tribal Research & Training Institute under State Tribal Development department on Expert's Study Group Formation for developing Open Knowledge Platforms.

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Exploring Wikimedia platforms in Dialogue on the Urban Rivers of Maharashtra

by Subodh Kulkarni — last modified May 07, 2018 04:25 PM

INTACH (Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage) and SANDRP (South Asian Network of Dams, Rivers and People) organized “A Dialogue on the Urban Rivers of Maharashtra” on 20-21 April 2018 from 9:00am-5:30pm at Yashada, Pune.

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Wikipedia edit-a-thon in mind? Kindly start here

by Tito Dutta — last modified May 11, 2018 08:15 AM

Are you thinking to conduct a Wikipedia edit-a-thon? You may use this document as an initial guide. Please note: this article is written keeping specially organisations, institutions, and individuals in mind, who are new to Wikipedia world. We are starting this post with some basic questions. Please feel free to ask questions by mailing tito "at" cis-india.org

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Article on Telugu Wikisource Feature Book in Pustakam.net

by Pavan Santhosh — last modified Apr 17, 2018 02:08 PM

An article about Telugu Wikisource feature book - Andhrula Sanghika Charitra (ఆంధ్రుల సాంఘిక చరిత్ర) by Pavan Santhosh got published in Pustakam.net.

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