Sunday, 22 March 2009

A regional copyright training project

Title: Caribbean music industry to benefit from copyright training project

Date Published: Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Source: GEORGETOWN, Guyana: Caribbean Net News



The Copyright Advocacy Group for Music and Arts (CAGMA) has launched a project aimed at edifying Caribbean recording artistes, publishers, writers, performers and music industry stake holders about the administrative aspects of copyright, its advancement and challenges.

Hundreds of regional stakeholders and interest groups are expected to benefit greatly from the free
project, which would be the first trans-national undertaking of its kind in the Caribbean.

The two-day training project is slated to be held systematically in Barbados, St Lucia, Dominica, St
Kitts, the Bahamas, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Aruba, Antigua, Turks and Caicos Islands, and
Grenada during the months of March and April 2009.

The article reveals plans for a regional training for the region's intellectual property rights and copyright holders. Introduced is the agency, Copyright Advocacy Group for Music and Arts (CAGMA), and its work and role.

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