JOINT STATEMENTS

EWC

Posted on October 21, 2019, 3:00 pm
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In this section you can find EWC shared or co-signed joint statements on particular topics.


Creativity Works! welcomes the IP Action Plan
Creativity Works!, a leading European coalition of the creative and cultural sectors, welcomes the 25 November Action Plan on Intellectual Property as a way of “making the most of the EU’s innovative potential”. ...

#freewordsbelarus: 36 Presidents, Chairs and board members of 33 writers’ and translators’ organisations from 22 countries representing 120,000 authors, join voices to support the democracy movement in Belarus.
On 26 November, the 90th birthday of the Belarusian writer Uladzimir Karatkievich, the video reading campaign #freewordsbelarus will be launched on the EWC Daily–Motion-channel. ...

PEN International: Joint Letter for the Day of the Imprisoned Writer 2020
On 15 November, the Day of the Imprisoned Writer, PEN International calls for urgent international action to protect writers and journalists across the globe, who increasingly find themselves targeted for their peaceful free expression work. Writers and poets, Margret Atwood, EWC President Nina George, Yann Martel and Ian Rankin, a.o., joint this letter by PEN International: “As poets, novelists, journalists, ...

Private Copying Compensation: Joint Statement of Organisations representing Authors, Performers, Publishers and Creative workers at EU level
US and Asian consumer device manufacturers are targeting the Visegrad4 countries to avoid private copying compensation Brussels, 5 October 2020. Some of the world’s biggest consumer device manufacturers are aggressively targeting ...
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OPEN LETTER: 45 leading cultural personalities call for the European Council to invest in all our creative futures
Creators and professionals from the sector call on the EU leaders to be bold and to invest in culture and the arts Brussels, 13 July 2020. 45 leading cultural personalities including President of the EWC Nina George, international bestselling authors Sebastian Fitzek and Nele Neuhaus, composer Jean Michel Jarre, performance artist Marina Abramović and singer Björk, co-signed a call for ...

JOINT STATEMENT: INVESTING IN EUROPE’S NEXT GENERATION BY INVESTING IN CULTURE
JOINT SECTOR CALL SIGNED BY EWC, CEATL AND 99 ORGANISATIONS Brussels, 25 June 2020. On 19 June, EU leaders met in Brussels to discuss the Commission’s proposed recovery fund and EU long-term budget. Ahead of this meeting, 99 organisations representing the whole spectrum of Europe’s cultural and creative sector have issued a joint call ...

#saveEUculture: EWC signs Open Letter to Member States and Commission
#saveEUculture EWC, together with 312 Cultural and Authors’ Organisations and 105 MEP signs Open Letter to the EU Commission and the Member States, demanding support for the Cultural and Creative Sectors, particularly cultural creators, affected by the COVID-19 crisis ...
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JOINT STATEMENT: COVID-19-Crisis: call for specific measures for authors!
Authors’ Organisations Joint Statement on COVID-19 Crisis Brussels, 26th March 2020 As the COVID-19 pandemic ravages our societies, including the cultural and creative sectors, authors’ organizations stand in solidarity with all those affected by the virus and we support measures taken to contain it. ...

Joint statement of the European book sector concerning the cultural budget in Flanders
Open letter to Flemish Minister of Culture from the European book sector Brussels, January 7, 2020 The European book sector, represented by the European Writers’ Council, the Federation of European Publishers, the European and International Booksellers Federation and the European Council of Literary Translators’ Associations, has learnt with consternation of the proposed savings on culture from the Flemish Minister for ...

Creative Europe Programme: EWC signs Open Letter
Creative Europe Programme 2021-2027: Investing in our culture is investing in our future. Open letter to EU leaders from Europe’s cultural and creative sectors November, 2019 / Update 10.12.19 Dear President of the European Council, Dear Member States representatives, ...

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