May 27, 2022

Webinar Report: Advocating for More OER-Friendly Copyright Regulatory Frameworks


The importance of harnessing Open Educational Resources (OER) to strengthen access to information was highlighted at the OER Dynamic Coalition Webinar held on 29 September 2021 in the context of the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) 2021 celebrations. This year, the Day’s theme was “The Right to Know – Building Back Better with Access to information”.

The webinar discussed the following key questions:

  • How does the UNESCO OER Recommendation enhance international cooperation for universal access to information?
  • What can be done to support the development and enhancement of the legal and regulatory framework on copyright and policies for OER development?
  • What are examples of good practices, challenges and solutions where OER have supported the right to information and building of inclusive Knowledge Societies?

Read the Complete Webinar Report, Background, and Useful Links

Direct to OER Dynamic Coalition Website

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.