Copyright Expert for Vietnam in the context of CPTPP implementation
- growth in total factor productivity has slowed;
- the demographic dividend is being eroded by low-wage competitors;
- trade costs remain comparatively high;
- its exports remain labour-intensive and low value-added;
- the benefits of economic growth are unevenly spread among its 58 provinces – 15% of the population, living in remote or rural areas, carry the burden of 50% of national poverty;
- women are disproportionately represented in subsistence farming, in low-skilled, precarious employment and in the informal economy, and;
- women remain underrepresented in senior management and the political class.
1. The preparation of a research paper on Canadian and international copyright regimes, with a focus on the protection of copyright in digital media and the implementation of the WCT and WPPT.
2. The presentation of this paper at a one-day workshop in Hanoi, with the participation of Vietnamese Government officials responsible for managing the copyright regime.
- Applicants for this assignment must have extensive experience in the development, implementation, and enforcement of copyright law and regulation in Canada, as well as advanced knowledge of the copyright regimes of CPTPP countries.
- A thorough knowledge and understanding of CPTPP disciplines on copyright is also required.
- Experience in the administration of copyright in both the public and private sector will be an asset.
- Experience in the design and delivery of training on intellectual property would be an asset.
- Experience in the delivery of TA related to trade would be an asset.
- Fluency in Vietnamese would be an asset.
- The EDM includes a core focus on gender and social inclusion as well as on environmental issues associated with trade activities. The approach to TA related to both of these topics is included in guidance documents that are available to both TA applicants and Technical Experts. Integrating such analysis will form a core part of the mandate of the TA provider therefore any prior experience in the provision of TA on gender equality and social inclusion and environment will be viewed as a strong asset.
- Mission plan – including a mission schedule, list of meetings and planned activities.
- Research paper on Canadian and international copyright regimes, with a focus on the protection of copyright in digital media and the implementation of the WCT and WPPT.
- Final activity report as per EDM report guidelines (see below).
- General context and broad objective(s) of the activity
- A summary of the approach and specific activities
- Expected and unanticipated challenges in the delivery of the activities
- Outlines results, including the immediate outcomes and the anticipated longer-term benefits
- Sustainability of results
- Contribution to gender equality, social inclusion and sustainable development
- Recommended performance management framework and specific performance measures
- Recommended next steps in the implementation of the CPTPP in Vietnam, including future EDM deployments
- Lessons learned for future EDM interventions