DELHI: Film Federation of India (FFI) first vice president
TP Aggarwal and its secretary general Supran Sen will
be attending the diplomatic conference on the proposed
World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Audiovisual
Performances Treaty in Beijing this month.
The two are going as members of the International Federation
of Film Producers Association (FIAPF), which serves
the interest of producers globally to the meet being
held from 20 to 26 June.
WIPO Audiovisual Performances Treaty comprises 20 Articles,
19 of which were provisionally agreed to in 2000 at
a previous diplomatic conference. However, the WIPO
member states could not agree on Article 12 dealing
with the issue of performers' rights.
two Indian delegates being Government nominees to
this diplomatic conference are expected to play a
FIAPF president Luis Alberto Scalella and director
general Benoit Andre Ginisty are also attending the
producer Bobby Bedi may also join the delegation.