EIBF welcomes the European Commission’s Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act

The legislative package is the Commission's newest and biggest effort yet to regulate US tech giants that operate in the EU, including Amazon.

In the lead up to December: buy early, buy local

As the end of the year approaches, we are highlighting initiatives calling for gift shopping that supports local businesses and communities 

EIBF submits contribution to Postal Services Directive public consultation

EIBF submits a contribution to the European Commission’s Postal Services Directive public consultation.

EIBF lends its voice to European cultural and creative sectors calling for help

EIBF co-signs three letters to the European institutions asking for sustainable recovery plan for culture   

As Amazon.se launches in Sweden, EIBF reminds of the importance of a level playing field

EIBF calls for a level playing field for booksellers, as Amazon enters the Nordics

Launch of the SDG 11 reading list

The SDG Book Club helps children learn about the Sustainable Development Goals  SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

EBF, FEP et EWC publient un Manifeste en vue des élections européennes de 2014

Les livres font circuler les idées, nourrissent l’esprit et favorisent la liberté d’expression. Les citoyens

EWC, EBF and FEP publish a book manifesto for the European elections 2014


Licences for Europe- Stakeholders Dialogue, Final Plenary Session

Joint Statement by the European Booksellers Federation, the European Publishers Council, the European Writers Council, the Federation of European Publishers & the International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers

On the interoperability of e-books formats

The study was conducted by Professor Christoph Bläsi and Professor Franz Rothlauf of  Johannes Gutenberg University, who said: “There is no technical or functional reason not to use and establish EPUB 3 as an/the interoperable (open) ebook format standard.