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Universal Copyright Convention as revised on 24 July 1971, with Appendix Declaration relating to Article XVII and Resolution concerning Article XI

Date of TextAdopted on July 24, 1971 at Paris
Entry into force on July 10, 1974
Host Institution:United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
MembersContracting Parties/Signatories
 Treaty Actions
Subject MatterCopyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Notes

This Convention entered into force on 10 July 1974. It subsequently entered into force for each State three months after the date of deposit of that State's instrument, except in cases of notifications of succession, where the entry into force occurred on the date on which the State assumed responsibility for conducting its international relations.

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Arabic

الاتفاقية العالمية لحقوق المؤلف 1971 (ترجمة رسمية للأمم المتحدة) الاتفاقية العالمية لحقوق المؤلف 1971 (ترجمة رسمية للأمم المتحدة), Complete document (pdf) [444 KB]

English

Universal Copyright Convention 1971 (Authentic text) Universal Copyright Convention 1971 (Authentic text), Complete document (pdf) [528 KB]

French

Convention universelle sur le droit d'auteur 1971 (Texte authentique) Convention universelle sur le droit d'auteur 1971 (Texte authentique), Complete document (pdf) [567 KB]

German

Welturheberrechtsabkommen 1971 (Amtliche Übersetzung) Welturheberrechtsabkommen 1971 (Amtliche Übersetzung), Complete document (pdf) [318 KB]

Portuguese

Convençâo Universal Sobre o Direito de Autor 1971 (Tradução oficial) Convençâo Universal Sobre o Direito de Autor 1971 (Tradução oficial), Complete document (pdf) [303 KB]

Russian

Всемирная женевская конвенция об авторском праве 1971 (Официальный перевод) Всемирная женевская конвенция об авторском праве 1971 (Официальный перевод), Complete document (pdf) [441 KB]

Spanish

Convención Universal sobre Derecho de Autor 1971 (Texto auténtico) Convención Universal sobre Derecho de Autor 1971 (Texto auténtico), Complete document (pdf) [1732 KB]

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