In this section you can find EWC statements on particular topics.
EWC demands support for writers, translators and cultural workers fleeing Belarus
The EWC condemns the attacks of the dictatorial Lukashenko regime on its member, the Union of Belarusian Writers, as well as on the writers’ organisation PEN Belarus in Minsk
Playing off the right to education and culture, and the authors’ right against each other harms a democracy
Investing in PLR is investing in Human Rights, in Democracy, and in a sustainable Economy.
Launch of the EUIPO Out of Commerce Works Portal: EWC President Nina George stresses the need of a reliable opt-out mechanism for authors
WIPO: EWC President’s testimonial on the “integrity of the digital society”
International & European Solidarity for Belarus and EWC Member The Union of Belarusian Writers (UBW)
The EWC condemns the detaining of poets and translators in Minsk and the action against Nobel Laureate Svetlana Alexievich
The European Writers’ Council condemns the criminal case opened by Alexander Lukashenko against the Nobel Prize winner for literature, Svetlana Alexievich, and the Coordination Council in Belarus
EWC Statement on Belarus: we urge the governments of the European Union not to stand by in silence
WRITERS AND TRANSLATORS CALL ON THE DECISION MAKERS FOR AN OVERALL POLITICAL COMMITMENT TO AUTHORS AND CULTURE
Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Copyright: EWC response to the WIPO consultation
EWC supports Sanasto’s Position on Article 12 and Recital 36
EWC on Article 12 To MEPs of JURI, Legal Affairs Committee