Issue Brief for Asia-Pacific on the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons with Print Disabilities for Inclusive, Equitable and Sustainable Development

01 Dec 2017


This Issue Brief provides a concise summary of issues related to the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled. It describes the key benefits and calls for countries in the Asia-Pacific region to implement the Treaty and bring more equitable access to information and knowledge for persons who are blind, visually impaired or otherwise print disabled. Joining and implementing the Marrakesh Treaty will significantly contribute to achieving many Sustainable Development Goals, which are guided by the principle of ‘leaving no one behind’. 

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