India is First to Ratify “Marrakesh Treaty” Easing Access to Books for Persons Who Are Visually Impaired

India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva Dilip Sinha (front left) presented WIPO Director General Francis Gurry (front right) on June 30, 2014 with his country's instrument of ratification to the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled. India is the first nation to ratify the Marrakesh Treaty, which comes into force after 20 ratifications or accessions.

 

© WIPO 2014. Photo: Emmanuel Berrod.

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Taken on June 30, 2014