[Cc-it] off topic (ma non troppo)

Thomas thomas.margoni a creativecommons.it
Gio 9 Dic 2004 11:30:54 EST


Molto interessante, purtroppo per motivi di lavoro non potr˛ essere 
presente a nessuna delle due iniziative.

Penso, e spero, che di entrambe si stilerÓ una dettagliata 
documentazione che si portÓ consultare via web, mi sbaglio?


Marco Ciurcina ha scritto:

>Per chi viene a Torino il 16, se volete, il 17 c'Ŕ un altro evento che
>noi sentiamo molto vicino al tema dei creative commons: un convegno sul
>conflitto tra proprietÓ intellettuale e diritti umani (vedi sotto).
>Purtroppo in inglese...
>m.c.
>
>
>http://zope0.itcilo.org/masters/turin-ip/2004/news
>
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>
>                             conference on
>
>                       Intellectual Property and 
>                        Fundamental Human Rights
>
>
>jointly organized by:
>WIPO Worldwide Academy
>University of Turin Law School and Department of Law
>International Training Centre of ILO
>
>
>Where:
>ITCILO 
>Padiglione L
>Viale Maestri del Lavoro, 10 - 10127 Turin (Italy)
>Tel. +39 011 6936.391 - Fax +39 011 6936.469
>
>
>When:
>On the 17 of December 2004
>
>
>Why:
>
>Art. 27 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) states that 
>"everyone has the right freely to participate in the cultural life of 
>the community, to enjoy the arts and to share in scientific advancement 
>and its benefits" (paragraph 1) and therefore that "everyone has the 
>right to the protection of the moral and material interests resulting 
>from any scientific, literary or artistic production of which he is the 
>author" (paragraph 2).
>
>In Resolutions 2000/7 and 2001/21 the Sub-Commission on Human Rights of 
>the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, stated inter
>alia 
>that:
>- the right provided by Art. 27, paragraph 2, of the UDHR is subject to 
>limitations in the public interest;
>- the TRIPS Agreement does not adequately reflect the fundamental
>nature 
>and indivisibility of all Human Rights;
>- the social function of intellectual property should be considered in 
>the law making process.
>
>While Art. 15 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and 
>Cultural Rights contains equivalent provisions, the Committee on 
>Economic, Social and Cultural Rights made a statement on Human Rights 
>and intellectual property (E/C.12/2001/15) claiming that intellectual 
>property regimes must be consistent with the rights in the Covenant.
>
>A similar conflict is evident in the Charter of Fundamental Rights of 
>the European Union where, Art. 17, paragraph 2, states that: 
>"Intellectual property shall be protected" but  other provisions 
>(particularly Art. 11 on freedom of expression, Art. 13 on freedom of 
>arts and scientific research and Art. 14 on freedom of education) 
>provide for the individuals to enjoy the freedoms enumerated therein.
>
>The demand for a new balancing between fundamental Human Rights and IP 
>protection is also felt in areas as diverse as access to life saving 
>drugs and biodiversity. A number of constituencies feels that the 
>current status along with some proposed trends in the evolution of the 
>intellectual property regime may restrict fundamental freedoms and may 
>fail to live up to the expectations of future generations.
>
>Focus on fundamental Human Rights could be an answer to resolving 
>these tensions and could constitute a good starting point for a 
>rethinking of an intellectual property regime that fosters wealth, 
>growth and wellness in the knowledge society while preserving the 
>rights and giving appropriate incentives to  innovators.
>
>The purpose of this conference is therefore to discuss the dynamics of 
>this phenomenon.
>
>
>                                Program
>
>                   Morning session (h. 09,30 - 12,30)
>
>                              Welcome by:
>                             George Jadoun
>                             ITC ILO Turin
>
>                               Chairman:
>                             Marco Ricolfi
>                          University of Turin
>
>
>                               Speakers:
>
>                             Kari Tapiola 
>                International Labour Organization (ILO)
>
>                            Lawrence Lessig
>                         University of Stanford
>
>                             Mpazi Sinjela
>                         WIPO Worldwide Academy
>
>                              Eben Moglen
>                          Columbia University 
>
>                             Claudio Prado
>                     Brasilian Ministry of Culture
>
>                        Discussion and questions
>
>
>                  Afternoon session (h. 14,00 - 17,00)
>
>                            Jakob Schneider
>            UN Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights
>
>                             Paul Torremans
>                        University of Nottingham
>
>                              Amaral Weber
>            International Plant Genetic Resources Institute
>
>                              Sven Bostyn
>                        University of Amsterdam
>
>
>                        Discussion and questions
>
>
>
> 
>  
>




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