World Anti-Piracy Observatory



The UNESCO World Anti-Piracy Observatory is a web-based platform that aims to provide comprehensive and up-to-date information concerning anti-piracy policies and measures implemented by UNESCO Member States.


The Observatory provides:

  • A collection of national copyright laws and anti-piracy legislation;
  • News and events pertaining to anti-piracy activities worldwide;
  • Information on best practices in the field of anti-piracy;
  • Awareness-raising initiatives and capacity-building tools for free and direct download and use.

100 country profiles that streamline anti-piracy related information on a national level are available for free download and use. These 100 profiles can be accessed by region under the Anti-Piracy Worldwide heading or by topic such as Legislation.  These links can be found on the blue left-hand information panel of the Observatory.

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