01 September 2019
ECSA’s Position on the interinstitutional negotiations on the future Creative Europe programme
As the European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the European Commission are now engaging in interinstitutional negotiations on the future Creative Europe Programme, ECSA would like to share its views and contribute further to the debates on the EU’s framework programme supporting the cultural and creative sectors.
23 April 2019
ECSA Press Release on the designation of The US Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC)
On 22 April 2019, the US Copyright Office’s consultation on the designation of a Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC) came to an end. The Music Modernization Act (“MMA”), enacted on 21 October 2018, calls for establishing such a collective to manage a new blanket licensing system governing licensed uses of musical works by digital music providers.
23 April 2019
Europe’s Songwriters and Composers act in solidarity with their Greek creator colleagues and ask for action from the European Commission
Europe’s songwriters and composers act in solidarity with their Greek creator colleagues and ask for action from the European Commission following unlawful intervention in the market by the Greek State.
15 April 2019
Press Release on the Council's adoption of the Copyright Directive
European organisations of authors welcome the final adoption of the Copyright Directive and call on EU Member States to seize this historical opportunity to improve the livelihoods of all authors and foster Europe’s creativity.
08 April 2019
Open Letter To The Swedish Parliament “Make The Right Choice For Europe”
Swedish Parliament’s debate on the Copyright Directive: Make the right choice for Europe
26 March 2019
Press Release on the European Parliament’s adoption of the Copyright Directive
ECSA welcomes a historical decision for Europe’s cultural diversity and towards a fair remuneration of authors in the Digital age