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The HCO in cooperation with SIgmaLive, the largest media portal in Cyprus and GeInnovation, a Spanish organization, launched RESPECT program which is financed by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

The program is titled “Awareness raising campaign on the benefits of protecting IPR by encouraging the use of legal sources online” and it is targeted towards young people aged 15-24.

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This is a two year program targeted at young (aged 35 years and under) and promising talent. It is designed to train them in the technical and policy aspects of IP, as well as nurture their ability to take on administrative and leadership roles.

Through this program, participants will be groomed to contribute to the development of the innovation and creative ecosystems of their respective countries and regions, and eventually as the future global leaders of IP. The application process closes on November 19, 2021.

The 4th grade of the 4th Elementary School of Daphne during the school year 2020-2021 implemented the educational program of the Hellenic Copyright Organization "Copyright and Related Rights". The program was implemented on the initiative of the class theatrilogist Mrs. Artemis Apostolopoulou and with the collaboration of the class teacher Mrs. Nasia Papaeleftheriou and the class integration teacher Mrs. Vasiliki Smyrnioti.

On Friday 14th of April and Saturday 15th of April the European Law Students’ Association (ELSA) of Athens is organizing a web conference with the title “Current issues of Intellectual property.

On April 26, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) celebrates World Intellectual Property Day.

This day has been designated by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) with the aim of emphasizing the role of intellectual property in everyday life.

On Monday 26th of April, on occasion of the celebration of the World Intellectual Property Day, the European Law Students’ Association (ELSA) Thessaloniki paid an online visit to the offices of the HCO. The visit took place in the framework of the ELSA action "Lawyers @ t Work".

On Friday, April 9th, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) organized an educational webinar in cooperation with the American Farm School of Thessaloniki with the title “Copyright and Related Rights. Distance education and sources for legal content”.

On Thursday, March 18th, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) organized an educational webinar in cooperation with the Directorate for Secondary Education of Lesvos with the title “Copyright and Related Rights. Distance education and sources for legal content”.

On 25th of February 2021 the HCO participated in a webinar organized by the Centre for Environmental Education (KPE) Elefsinas and the KPE Lavriou with the title “FOTO-grafo for the environment”.

On Friday 5th February the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) in cooperation with the 1st Regional Educational Planning Centre of Attica (PEKES) organized an educational webinar with the title “Copyright and Related Rights. Distance education and sources for legal content”.

On 23rd January the Hellenic Copyright Organization participated in the two-day webinar co-organized by the European School Radio and the 4th Regional Educational Planning Centre (PEKES) of Attica. The webinar was titled “Web Students’ Radio in Digital Education” and was addressed to educators of all levels in Greece and Cyprus.

On Tuesday, January 19th, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) in cooperation with the 1st Regional Educational Planning Centre of Attica (PEKES) organized an educational webinar with the title “Copyright and Related Rights. Distance education and sources for legal content”.

On Friday, January 15th, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) organized an educational webinar in cooperation with the 4th Regional Educational Planning Centre (PEKES) of Central Macedonia with the title “Copyright and Related Rights. Distance education and sources for legal content”.

On Friday, the 18th of December 2020 the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) participated in a webinar coorganized with the Directorate of Primary Education of Drama with the title “Copyright and Related Rights: Distance education and sources for legal content”.

On Tuesday, November 3rd, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) in cooperation with the 1st Regional Educational Planning Centre of Attica (PEKES) organized an educational webinar with the title “Copyright and Related Rights. Distance education and sources for legal content”.

The seminar is the first in a series of seminars that the HCO will organize in cooperation with the 1st PEKES of Attica for the secondary education.

On Thursday, October 22nd, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) organized an educational webinar in cooperation with the 4th Regional Educational Planning Centre of Attica (PEKES) with the title “Copyright and Related Rights. Distance education and sources for legal content”.

The educators were informed by Ms. Eva Moustaka, Jurist HCO, about copyright issues, the application of copyright in distance education and were also presented with sources of legal online content.

On Wednesday, October 14th, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) organized an educational webinar in cooperation with Regional Educational Planning Centre of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace (PEKES) with the title “Copyright and Related Rights. Distance education and sources for legal content”.

The Hellenic Copyright Organization in the framework of the implementation of the co-funded programme by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) titled “Educating youngsters and secondary school teachers about copyright in Greece and Cyprus” launched a social media campaign.

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On Thursday, October 1st, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) in cooperation with the 1st Regional Educational Planning Centre of Attica (PEKES) organized an educational webinar with the title “Copyright and Related Rights. Distance education and sources for legal content”.

The Coordinators of Educational Work (SEE) who attended the seminar were informed by Ms. Maria Sinanidou, Lawyer HCO, about copyright issues, the application of copyright in distance education and were also presented with sources of legal online content.