[A2k] WIPO General Assembly 2018 adopts decision on work plan for Broadcasting Treaty

Thiru Balasubramaniam thiru at keionline.org
Fri Sep 28 08:54:26 PDT 2018


https://www.keionline.org/28989

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WIPO General Assembly 2018 adopts decision on work plan for Broadcasting
Treaty
Posted on September 28, 2018 <https://www.keionline.org/28989> by Thiru
<https://www.keionline.org/author/thiru>

On Friday, 28 September 2018, the WIPO General Assembly adopted a decision
paragraph in relation to a roadmap for the proposed WIPO Broadcasting
Treaty. The consensus language was reached after informal consultations on
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 facilitated by Daren Tang, the outgoing Chair
of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR).

The General Assembly adopted the decision paragraph by consensus. The text
reads:
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Proposed Agenda Item 14 Decision Paragraph

The WIPO General Assembly:

1. took note of the “Report on the Standing Committee on Copyright and
Related Rights” (document WO/GA/50/3);

2. directed the SCCR to:

a. make best efforts to achieve consensus on the remaining outstanding
issues related to the proposed treaty on the protection of broadcasting
organizations during SCCR/37 and SCCR/38 and

b. take stock of the progress made at SCCR/38 and if consensus has been
reached on outstanding issues, propose a recommendation to the General
Assembly to approve a date and venue for a diplomatic conference to adopt
the treaty; and

3. directed the SCCR to continue it work regarding the other issues
reported on in document WO/GA/50/3.


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Thiru Balasubramaniam
Geneva Representative
Knowledge Ecology International
41 22 791 6727
thiru at keionline.org


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