June 1, 2017
The Treaty will enter into force, with respect to the Kyrgyz Republic, on August 15, 2017.
The purpose of the treaty is to increase access to books, magazines and other printed materials for people with disabilities to perceive printed information around the world.
The Treaty recognizes the important role of governmental and non-governmental organizations in providing access to materials in an alternative format for persons with disabilities to perceive printed information. In this regard, the Treaty allows these organizations to perform certain actions to assist the "beneficiaries", which in other cases are prohibited by the national copyright law.