A parallel event to be held at the World
Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Tunis
"The Role of WIPO and NGO's to Balance Intellectual Property Rights"
16 November 2005, Wednesday (15:00 - 17:00)
in Salle GOULETTE
of Kram Exhibition Center at WSIS in Tunis
Questions the panel will explore include:
What is the role of WIPO to determine international intellectual
~ How are Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO's) influencing the debate
~ Does digital technology alter the traditional balance between
creators and the public?
~ What are the important issues that WIPO will address in 2006?
~ Why are poorer nations calling for a "Development Agenda" at WIPO?
JAMES LOVE, Consumer
Project on Technology (CPT) Director
Questions regarding this
WSIS parallel event should be directed to email@example.com.
GEORG GREVE, Free
Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) President
PHILIPPE PETIT, World
Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Deputy Director General
Federation of Library Associations and
Institutions (IFLA) President
recording of panel discussion available here in OGG (44MB).
announcement may be redistributed in its entirety and is available
online at http://www.ipjustice.org/WSIS/WIPOpanel.shtml