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This quantity positive aspects 5 chapters on present matters dealing with highbrow estate, innovation and improvement coverage from the Egyptian viewpoint. those comprise: info and communications expertise for improvement, copyright and comparative company versions in tune, loose and open resource software program, patent reform and entry to medications, and the position of the Egyptian executive in selling entry to wisdom the world over and regionally. deals an outline of the demanding situations and possibilities in selling entry to wisdom and combines either theoretical and pragmatic methods in facing highbrow estate and innovation estate internationally. Nagla E. Rizk is affiliate Professor and Chair of the Economics division on the American collage in Cairo. Lea Shaver is an affiliate study student and Lecturer in legislations at Yale legislation institution. Her examine pursuits comprise highbrow estate, human rights, and net law.  This quantity gains 5 chapters on present concerns dealing with highbrow estate, innovation and improvement coverage from the Egyptian point of view. those comprise: info and communications expertise for improvement, copyright and comparative company versions in tune, loose and open resource software program, patent reform and entry to drugs, and the position of the Egyptian govt in selling entry to wisdom across the world and regionally. bargains an summary of the demanding situations and possibilities in selling entry to wisdom and combines either theoretical and pragmatic methods in facing highbrow estate and innovation estate internationally. "This is a 'must learn' for students and practioners attracted to monetary improvement, cultural creation and entry to knowledge"—Susan promote, George Washington college "This publication is a crucial contribution to getting better a nuanced, contextually conscious view of entry to wisdom and worldwide wisdom governance"—Yochaie Benkler, Harvard legislation School"This is a 'must learn' for students and practioners attracted to fiscal improvement, cultural construction and entry to knowledge"—Susan promote, George Washington University  

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And in the area of copyright, IP regulation has strong implications for democratic and cultural freedom, education and freedom of expression. These studies thus offer important reading for policymakers, legal scholars and the public, in Egypt and beyond. Acknowledgments It is our hope and belief that this volume offers an important contribution to the challenge of development, and the building of an inclusive knowledge society, both in Egypt and beyond. This work would not have been possible, however, without the financial support of the MacArthur Foundation, Yale Law School and the American University in Cairo, as well as the personal contributions of many colleagues.

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The United Nations system (UN), with its specialized agencies, is the primary focus of Egypt’s multilateral diplomacy. indb 24 12/12/09 9:43:01 PM EGYPT’S ROLE IN THE A2K MOVEMENT 25 In this regard, Egypt has been one of the more influential developing country members in defining the orientations of the UN in past decades, in areas ranging from decolonization to human rights and the environment. An Egyptian, Dr. Boutros Boutros-Ghali, held the position of UN Secretary General from 1992 to 1996.

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