VOIS participated in the 14th session of the Intergovernmental Committee on Copyright, organized by UNESCO

The 14th session of the Intergovernmental Committee on Copyright was held on 7 and 9 June in Paris (France). VOIS, RAO and the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation took part at the meeting as representatives of the Russian Federation.

The Intergovernmental Committee consists of 18 countries including Russia, USA, France, Greece, Austria, Argentina, Israel, India, etc.

Francesco Bandarin (the Deputy Director General of UNESCO), mentioned that it’s necessary to assist each other in the fight against piracy. The experience of the Russian Authors’ Society (RAO) was as a positive example in this issue.
UNESCO – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, established November 16, 1945 in France. The current members of the organization are 193 States.