Culture: Government submits to the President of the Republic proposals for amendments to the copyright law


Praia, Aug 29 (Inforpress) – The President of the Republic, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, receives this Tuesday from the Minister of Culture and Creative Industries, Abraão Vicente, who will present him a package of legislative authorizations given by Parliament.

The meeting, according to a press release sent to Inforpress, has as one of the main objectives, the presentation of proposals to amend the copyright law, whose legislative authorization was granted to the Government at the parliamentary session in July.

The document states that the meeting also aims to discuss with the High Magistrate of the Nation the main guidelines of the copyright law and related rights management entities, which will be presented to Parliament in November.

The presentation of the four conventions of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), which Cabo Verde intends to adhere to, reinforcing the country’s legal and institutional framework on copyright and ensuring greater and better protection for national creators are other points in the agenda.





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