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Authors come to the Forum at WIPO’s latest copyright committee meeting

Download and view all the documents from the meeting. ‘Limitations and exceptions: Why any international copyright instrument must respect the three-step-test.’ The International Authors Forum (IAF) brought authors to the global debate about copyright exceptions in Geneva on Thursday 3 July 2014 with an event at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), featuring authors from around the world addressing the …

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Tribute to Nadine Gordimer, distinguished supporter of IAF and emblem of undivided South Africa

The International Authors Forum wishes to pay tribute to Nadine Gordimer (20 November 1923 – 13 July 2014) and is particularly honoured to count her among one of its earliest distinguished supporters. Putting her name to an international enterprise for authors everywhere typified the egalitarian, humanitarian approach for which she is recognised. A South African novelist and playwright, Gordimer wrote …

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