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Marrakesh Training Program 2017 Audio Recordings

The Marrakesh Treaty Workshop, held in Toronto from April 24th to 28th, 2017, covers the following learning objectives:
  • The Marrakesh Treaty articles and how the Treaty addresses the book famine
  • Main argument and interpretations of WBU Guide to the Marrakesh Treaty
  •  Regional action plans with identifiable next steps for Marrakesh Treaty advocacy
  •   Use of  the WBU Guide to the Marrakesh Treaty in regional and national advocacy for ratifying and implementing the Treaty
  •  Familirization of Marrakesh Treaty stakeholders 


Below are the audio recordings of the Marrakesh Treaty workshop.  


April 24th
  • The Book Famine and a Short history of WBU's Advocacy for International Treaty to Address the Book Famine- Chris Friend,WBU Techinical Advisor of the Marrakesh Treaty Thebookfamine-Chris.mp3Thebookfamine-Chris.mp3 
  • Panel Discussion: How WBU's Draft Treaty became the Marrakesh Treaty- Moderator-  Neil Jarvis, General Manager Strategic Relations, Blind Foundation (New Zealand) and WBU Marrakesh Treaty Regional Coordinator for Asia-Pacific;

    Panelists: Bárbara Martí​n Muñoz, Head of the Technical Office for European Affairs, National Organization of the Blind of Spain (ONCE) and WBU Marrakesh Treaty Regional Coordinator for Europe; Scott LaBarre, Attorney and WBU Marrakesh Treaty Regional Coordinator for North America and the Caribbean; Chris Friend, WBU Technical Advisor on the Marrakesh Treaty; and Pablo Lecuona, Executive Director, Tiflolibros (Argentina) and WBU Marrakesh Treaty Regional Coordinator for Latin America panelpart1.mp3panelpart1.mp3 panelpart2.mp3panelpart2.mp3  panelpart3.mp3panelpart3.mp3

  • WIPO: Introduction to the Organization, International Copyright Law and how Marrakesh Treaty fits in - Scott LaBarre, Attorney and WBU Marrakesh Treaty Regional Coordinator for North America and the Caribbean​ WIPO- Intro to Org, Scott Labarre.mp3WIPO- Intro to Org, Scott Labarre.mp3 WIPO- Scott part 2.mp3WIPO- Scott part 2.mp3


 April 25th
  • Review of the Marrakesh Treaty and its Articles – Neil Jarvis, General Manager Strategic Relations, Blind Foundation (New Zealand) and WBU Marrakesh Treaty Regional Coordinator for Asia-Pacific and Bárbara Martín Muñoz, Head of the Technical Office for European Affairs, National Organization of the Blind of Spain (ONCE) and WBU Marrakesh Treaty Regional Coordinator for Europe​ reviewofmarrakeshpt.1.mp3reviewofmarrakeshpt.1.mp3 reviewofmarrakeshpt.2.mp3reviewofmarrakeshpt.2.mp3 reviewofmarrakeshpt.3.mp3reviewofmarrakeshpt.3.mp3reviewofmarrakeshpt.4.wav reviewofmarrakeshpt.4.mp3reviewofmarrakeshpt.4.mp3 

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  • Overview of WBU Marrakesh Treaty Ratification and Implementation Campaigns (funded by FOSI) – Penny Hartin, CEO, WBU and Caitlin Reid, WBU Project Coordinator, Marrakesh Treaty Ratification and Implementation Campaign overviewofmt.mp3overviewofmt.mp3
  • Part I of the Guide: Guiding Principles for the Marrakesh Treaty Bárbara Martín Muñoz, Head of the Technical Office for European Affairs, National Organization of the Blind of Spain (ONCE) and WBU Marrakesh Treaty Regional Coordinator for Europe part1guidingprinciples.mp3part1guidingprinciples.mp3                     part2guidingprinciples.mp3part2guidingprinciples.mp3 part3guidingprinciples.mp3part3guidingprinciples.mp3
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    How the Marrakesh Treaty aligns with the UN Human Rights Treaties and the SDGs – José Viera, Human Rights Policy Advisor, WBU Pres from Jose, sdgs.mp3SDGs part1.mp3Pres Jose sdgs part 2.wav

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  • Special Message from Chair of WBU Right to Read Campaign, Maryanne Diamond (via teleconference)​  Special msg Maryanne Diamond.mp3Special msg Maryanne Diamond.mp3  

April 26th 
April 27th 
  • 09:00 – Marrakesh Implementation in the Real World – Different Perspectives


Regional experiences:

    1. ​​​09:00 – Latin America – Pablo Lecuona, Executive Director, Tiflolibros (Argentina) and WBU Marrakesh Treaty Regional Coordinator for Latin America LatinAmerica.mp3LatinAmerica.mp3
    2. 09:20 – Africa – Martin Okiyo, Executive Director, African Union of the Blind (AFUB) Africa.mp3Africa.mp3
    3. 09:35 – Asia – Dr. Kusumlata Malik, WBU Marrakesh Treaty Regional Coordinator for Asia Asia.mp3Asia.mp3
    4. 09:50 – Asia-Pacific – Neil Jarvis, WBU Marrakesh Treaty Regional Coordinator for Asia-Pacific AsiaPacific.mp3AsiaPacific.mp3
    5. 10:05 – Europe – Bárbara Martín Muñoz, Head of the Technical Office for European Affairs, National Organization of the Blind of Spain (ONCE) Europe.mp3Europe.mp3
    6. 10:20 – North America – Spotlight on Canadian Experience –Robert DuPelle, Industry Canada and Diane Bergeron, Executive Director of Strategic Relations and Engagement, Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) NorthAmerica1.mp3NorthAmerica1.mp3NorthAmerica2.wav NorthAmerica2.mp3NorthAmerica2.mp3

  • Presentations from Marrakesh Treaty Stakeholders:

    1. ​Presentation (virtual) from WIPO - Michele Woods, Director of Copyright Law Division, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Pres. from WIPO- Michele Woods.mp3Pres. from WIPO- Michele Woods.mp3                                                                                                                                   ​
    2. Presentation (virtual) from Accessible Books Consortium – Monica Halil Lövblad, Project Leader of the Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) and Margaret McGrory, Vice-President and Executive Director of CNIB Library  Pres from ABC- Monica 27.mp3Pres from ABC- Monica.mp3  MargaretMcGroy.mp3MargaretMcGroy.mp3
    3. Presentation (virtual) from the International Publishers Association (IPA)- Mr. Carlo Scollo Lavizzari, Legal Pres from IPA- Carlo 27.mp3Pres from IPA- Carlo 27.mp3 Pres from Carlo qanda.mp3Pres from Carlo qanda.mp3
    4. Presentation from Library Community- Victoria Owen, Chief Librarian of University of Toronto Scarborough and Member of Governing Board of the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA)​ Pres from Victoria.mp3Pres from Victoria.mp3                                 


 April 28th