IFRRO, the International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations, is the main international network of collective management organisations and creators’ and publishers’ associations in the text and image spheres. We work to protect and enable easy legal access to copyright material.

Regional seminar on private copying and reprography remuneration organised by IFRRO, CISAC and WIPO

Last updated on: Mon, 15/10/2018 - 16:40

On 11 to 13 September, IFRRO, CISAC and WIPO organised a regional seminar on private copying and reprography remuneration in Dakar, Senegal. The event was supported by the Francophonie Organisation, hosted by SODAV, the Senegalese CMO in membership of IFRRO, and placed under the high patronage of the Ministry of Culture of Senegal.


All participants and speakers in the regional seminar

Training on the distribution of copyright revenues for BURIDA, OTDAV and SODAV

Last updated on: Thu, 20/09/2018 - 09:43

In September, six representatives from BURIDA (Côte d’Ivoire), OTDAV (Tunisia) and SODAV (Senegal) were in Zurich for a training hosted by ProLitteris.training-prolitteris-sept2018.jpg

Joint letter to the Prime Minister of Thailand regarding the Thai Copyright Act

Last updated on: Fri, 14/09/2018 - 16:07

IPA, EIBF, IFRRO, IAF and FEP  have jointly written to Mr Prayuth Chan Ocha, Prime Minister of Thailand expressing concerns about a proposal to amend the Thai Copyright Act.

“Content for Education” conference to take place in the European Parliament, 26 September

Last updated on: Mon, 17/09/2018 - 12:57

IFRRO together with its members FEP, EWC, EVA and EFJ, and with the kind support of CFC, are organising a conference on 26 September

IFRRO’s African Development Committee meets in Lusaka, Zambia

Last updated on: Thu, 30/08/2018 - 15:56

On 10 and 11 July, eleven RROs in Africa, ARIPO, and the IFRRO Secretariat participated in a seminar and meeting of IFRRO’s African Development Committee.

Participants in the seminar on 10 July 2018 in Lusaka

Successful conference organised by the Uganda Reproduction Rights Organisation (URRO)

Last updated on: Wed, 01/08/2018 - 17:34

The Uganda Reproduction Rights Organisation (URRO) was incorporated in 2010 and became a member of IFRRO in February 2014. It acts on behalf of authors and publishers of literary works to protect copyright, license users of protected literary works, collect fees, distribute royalties and contribute to the fight against book piracy in Uganda.

Government of Zambia urges users of copyright-protected works to take up licences offered by ZARRSO

Last updated on: Mon, 30/07/2018 - 18:07

IFRRO and ZARRSO are pleased to announce that St Dominic Major Seminary University is the latest university to sign a collective licence with ZARRSO. The licence enables broad and legal access to copyright-protected works for all their staff and students.

Legal notice: settlement agreement between Copibec and Université Laval

Last updated on: Thu, 19/07/2018 - 13:19

Copibec and Université Laval have announced on June 19 that they have reached a settlement agreement. A legal notice has been published on Copibec’s website. The settlement of over three million Canadian dollars is to be approved by Québec’s Superior Court later in September. 

IFRRO participates in Norcode Regional Training Program for Asia

Last updated on: Wed, 04/07/2018 - 16:25

The Norwegian Copyright Development Association (Norcode) regularly organises training programs for representatives of CMOs and Copyright Offices in different regions.copyright-1.jpg
Some of the participants in the training ©Nabin Babu Gurung, Street Nepal

IFRRO at the ARIPO’s second Symposium on Copyright and Related Rights

Last updated on: Wed, 04/07/2018 - 16:12

On 12-13 June, ARIPO held its second Symposium on Copyright and Related Rights at their headquarters in Harare, Zimbabwe.aripo_june_2018_1.jpgParticipants from eighteen African countries and from ARIPO’s partners such as IFRRO, WIPO, CISAC, and IPA also attended the meetings.