Indonesia Joins Marrakesh Treaty

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry welcomed on January 28, 2020 the ratification by Indonesia of the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled. Receiving Indonesia’s instrument of ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty from Permanent Representative of the Republic of Indonesia to the United Nations, World Trade Organization and other International Organizations in Geneva, Ambassador Hasan Kleib, Mr. Gurry said this was an important step on the way to achieving universal coverage for the Marrakesh Treaty which now has 63 contracting parties and covers 90 countries. Ambassador Kleib said the ratification is a reflection of his country’s commitment to have a balanced and effective international IP system.


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