EWC is grateful for the financial support provided by:

The Association of Finnish Non-Fiction Writers (Finland)
The Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society-UK
The Swedish Writers’ Union
The Society of Swedish Authors in Finland
ProLitteris (Switzerland)
The Swedish Association for Educational Writers
Sanasto, the Finnish Authors’ Copyright Society 

EWC STATEMENTS

The European Writers’ Council Statement on Orphan Works - Public Hearing on Orphan Works - European Commission Internal Market and Services DG,
Knowledge-based Economy Copyright Unit, Brussels, 26/10/2009

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EWC statement for the Google Book US Settlement Agreement information hearing, Brussels, 7.9.2009
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EWC Submission on the European Commission’s Stakeholder Consultation on the “Green Paper on Copyright in the Knowledge Economy” opened by DG Internal Market, Copyright and Knowledge-based Economy Unit, 30/11/2008
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On “The Authors Guild, the Association of American Publishers and Google Settlement on Online Access of Books in US Libraries” 20/11/08
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 Reforming the Budget, Changing Europe  A Public Consultation Paper in view of the 2008/2009 Budget Review 15/04/08
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 Position Paper on the Working Document on the European Digital Library, Hearing of the study group "European Digital Library" on "Promoting broad public access to the European Digital Library", European Economic Social Committee, 17/10/2007
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 Submission on the EC Communication on ‘i2010 Digital Libraries’, 20/01/2006
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 EWC Position Paper on the review of the EC legal framework (acquis communautaire) in the field of copyright and related rights, October 2004
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 The EU Directive. On the Harmonisation of Certain Aspects of Copyright and related Rights in the Information Society – Implementation in the Member States, August 2001
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 Barcelona Appeal on Copyright and Authors’ Rights to the European Parliament, Council of Ministers and European Commission and to the Governments of EU Member States and Associated Countries, 15-18 November 2001
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 Strengthening the Competitiveness of the EU Publishing Sector, DG Information Society and Media, Questionnaire Regarding Possible Impact of New Technologies on Protection of Moral Prerogatives of Authors and Performers in Vie of the Eventual Harmonization of Moral Rights Protection within the European Community, 2000
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 Comments on the United Nations Economic and Social Council E/CN.4/SUB.2/RES/2000/7, Intellectual property rights and human rights, Sub-Commission on Human Rights resolution 2000/7,  17 August 2000
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