European Parliament urges “swift ratification of Marrakesh Treaty”

Today the European Parliament´s Legal Affairs Committee approved the amendment below within the Reda Report on Copyright.

 

Underlines the importance of exceptions and limitations being accessible for persons with disabilities; in this regard notes the conclusion of the Marrakesh Treaty, which will facilitate access for the visually impaired to books, and encourages swift ratification; believes that the Treaty is a good step forward, but that much work remains to be done in order to open up access to content for people with different disabilities;

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