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On Monday, the 22nd of June, the Hellenic Copyright Organization co-organized an educational webinar with the title “Copyright and Related Rights. Distance education and sources for legal content” with the Directorates of Primary and Secondary Education (department B) of Athens and the Directorate of Secondary Education of the Cyclades Islands.

On Wednesday the 4th of March 2020, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) in cooperation with Directorate of Secondary Education of Western Attica, the Directorate of Primary Education of Western Attica and the Directorate of Secondary Education of C Section of Athens, organized an educational seminar with the title «Copyright and Related Rights. Applications in education and new technologies » in Chaidari.

On Wednesday the 26th of February 2020, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) in cooperation with the 1st Regional Educational Planning Centre (PEKES) of Central Macedonia organized an educational seminar with the title «Copyright and Related Rights. Applications in education and new technologies » in Thessaloniki.

On Wednesday the 26th of February 2020, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) in cooperation with the 2nd Regional Educational Planning Centre (PEKES) of Central Macedonia and the Directorate of Secondary Education of Western Thessaloniki, organized an educational seminar with the title «Copyright and Related Rights. Applications in education and new technologies » in Thessaloniki.

On Tuesday the 25th of February 2020, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) in cooperation with the 1st and the 2nd Regional Educational Planning Centre (PEKES) of Central Macedonia organized an educational seminar with the title «Copyright and Related Rights. Applications in education and new technologies » in Thessaloniki.

On Monday the 24th of February 2020, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) and the 3rd Regional educational planning centre (PEKES) of Central Macedonia, represented by the Coordinator of Educational Work Mr. A. Charisis,organized an educational seminar in Katerini with the title «Copyright and Related Rights. Applications in education and new technologies ».

On Wednesday, the 12th of February, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO), in cooperation with the Regional educational planning centre (PEKES) of Western Greece, represented by its Head Coordinator Mr. Spyros Papadakis, and the Directorate of Secondary Education of Achaia, represented by the Head of Cultural Issues Mrs. E. Kostara, organized a seminar with the title “Copyright and related rights: Applications in Education and New Technologies".

The Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) and the online portal Sigma Live organized educational seminars in Cyprus, on the 6th, 7th and 8th of February 2020 about copyright and related rights and their application in education and new technologies. The seminars took place in Famagusta Paphos, Limassol, Nicosia and Larnaka.

Organization of educational seminar in the city of Alimos for secondary degree educators On Tuesday, 4 February 2020, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) and the Directorate of Secondary Education of Athens (District D) organized an educational seminar at the 2nd General Lyceum of Alimos with the title "Copyright and Related Rights: Applications in Education and New Technologies".

The Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) in cooperation with the regional educational planning centre (PEKES) of Western Greece, represented by its Head Coordinator Mr. Spyros Papadakis, organized a webinar with the title "Copyright and Related Rights: Applications in Education and New Technologies".

On Tuesday, the 21st of January 2020, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) and the Directorate of Secondary Education of Magnesia organized an educational seminar with the title "Copyright and Related Rights: Applications in Education and New Technologies".

The Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) organized a seminar under the auspices of the Institute of Educational Policy (IEP) of the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs, on Friday, November 22, 2019 in Athens, at the auditorium of the Ministry of Culture and Sports.

On Friday October 11th, 2019, a contract was signed between the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), with subject matter the implementation of the European programme entitled “Educating youngsters and secondary school teachers about copyright in Greece and Cyprus”. The programme was selected for funding by the EUIPO following the submission of the HCO’s proposal under Lot "Reaching children and teachers/future teachers through educational activities in academic and non-academic learning environments”.

On Wednesday, May the 22nd 2019, the HCO paid a visit to the 5th High School of Nea Ionia in the framework of the educational programme about Copyright. The visit was arranged in response to the invitation of Mrs. Alexandra Papadopoulou who teaches Literature in the school. The lawyer-scientific associate of the HCO, Mrs. Maria G. Sinanidou, talked to the students of the first grade about their rights and obligations in regards to copyright protection legislation, with a focus on the digital environment and to the exceptions provided by the law in relation to the legal use of copyright protected works. Following her presentation, Mrs Sinanidou had a conversation with the students where she had the opportunity to respond to a number of interesting questions posed by them.

On Monday, April 1st 2019, the HCO paid a visit to the 8th Lyceum of Piraeus in the framework of the educational programme about Copyright. The visit was arranged in response to the invitation of Mrs. Georgia Triperina who teaches Information Technology in the school. The lawyer-scientific associate of the HCO, Mrs. Maria G. Sinanidou, talked to the students of the first and the second grade of the Lyceum about their rights and obligations in regards to copyright protection legislation, with a focus on the digital environment and to the exceptions provided by the law in relation to the legal use of copyright protected works.

On March 19 and 20, 2019, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) and the the Regional Directorates of Primary and Secondary Education of Fokida organized educational seminars at the Municipal Council Hall about Copyright and Related Rights for teachers and pupils .

On Wednesday, March 6th 2019, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) and the Regional Directorates of Primary and secondary Education of Aitoloakarnania organized a seminar at the 6thPrimary School of Agrinio with the title “Copyright and Education”. Representatives of the HCO were welcomed by Mr. Theodoros Tsalikis and Mr. Renos Christodoulidis, of Heads of School Activities of the Directorates of Primary and Secondary Education of Aitoloakarnania accordingly and Mr. Christos Kolovos, Director of the Directorate of Primary Education of Aitoloakarnania.

On Tuesday, February 26, 2019, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) and the Directorate of Primary Education of Arkadia organized a training seminar for primary education teachers in the 8th Primary School of Tripoli for the promotion of the educational program "Intellectual Property and Related Rights". Representatives of the HCO were welcomed by Mrs. Angeliki Zacharopoulou, Head of the Directorate of Primary Education of Arkadia.

On Monday, January 28, 2019, the National Center of Audiovisual Media and Communication - EKOME SA and the Educational Radio and Television of the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs held a training conference at the Press Center of the Ministry of Digital Telecommunications and Information with the subject " Your History is the history of your city: Approaches of Audiovisual and Digital Education".

The HCO’s educational programme “Copyright and Related Rights” received the approval of the Ministry of Education for the current school year. The programme is addressed to pupils of Elementary Schools for the school year 2018-2019.

Teachers who decide to implement the programme can include it in the programmes of School Activities of First Degree Education.