Seminar

A seminar on Copyright and the Book Chain was held on Friday, 19th August, 2016 from 9:00am to 11:30 am at the VIP Lounge of the National Theatre, Accra. Though the total number of participants expected was 50, the workshop was oversubscribed with 60 participants attending. The resource persons were Ms. Sheila Narki Esson, Documentation & Research Officer at the Copyright Office; Chief Okereke, the President of the Nigerian Publishers Association; and Ms. Mary Neequaye, an official from CopyGhana.

Ms Esson shed light on the subject of Copyright and Related Rights, while Chief Okereke, the President of the Nigerian Publishers Association, explained how the book chain works in Nigeria. Ms. Neequaye also gave an insight into the work of CopyGhana, who were sponsors of the workshop. Participants were given the opportunity to ask questions after the various presentations.