Under the patronage of the Jordanian Minister of Justice HE Mr. Ayman Odeh, the Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) is poised to launch Creative Commons- Jordan on Nov. 15th 2009 in cooperation with Creative Commons and the Jordanian Royal Film Commission at Talal Abu-Ghazaleh College of Business.
Jeeran, the largest Arabic online community with 1.5 million registered users and more than 7 million visitors per month, has just launched a dedicated Creative Commons space to inform the developing CC Arab community with articles, news and updates about CC activities in the region.
Non-profit corporation Creative Commons (CC) is making inroads in the Middle East by launching their first Arabic copyright licences in Jordan next month.
Creative Commons and the Royal Film Commission of Jordan in cooperation with the SAE Institute are pleased to announce the “Online Media Creativity” workshop to be conducted by the Japanese instructor Joichi Ito.
The first Creative Commons regional meeting in the Arab World was held few weeks ago during Al Jazeera’s annual Media Forum in Doha, Qatar (14-16 March, 2009).
Ziad Maraqa, co-Project Lead from CC Jordan, spoke on 3 February 2009 in Damascus at the iCommunity FOSS Workshop, a notable gathering for the Syrian Free Software community.
More than a year ago, Free Culture advocate Anas Tawileh analyzed the state of Arabic content online. His portal Arab Commons has grown modestly but steadily since its launch in 2007, offering 11 full textbooks in Arabic, plus magazines, podcasts, poetry collections, and a number of art works — all within a few months.
The Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Business Forum hosted today at its headquarters at Talal Abu-Ghazaleh College of Business (TAG-College) Joichi Ito, the CEO of the US-based Creative Commons (CC) organization, who delivered a lecture entitled “Creative Commons in the Arab Region, Necessity and Privileges”.
The creativity of Asia’s people will be supported and shared thanks to a new long-term strategic collaboration between the DotAsia Organisation and Creative Commons (CC).
Creative Commons (CC) is holding a conference in Amman on October 29th at the Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Business Forum.