Culture and creative industry calls for support for InvestEU

As the EU’s flagship investment programme InvestEU faces severe cuts, 26 organisations from the cultural and creative sector urge the EU to ensure cultural and creative businesses will benefit from appropriate level of support    

The European Union Prize for Literature 2020 Ceremony goes online

The EUPL 2020 ceremony to be help online later in the year due to health risk connected to the Coronavirus pandemic  

EIBF contribution to open EU Commission consultations

We submitted EIBF’s contribution to the consultations on the Digital Services Act and the New Competition Tool  

“Engagement with readers improves the resilience of bookselling sector”

Spotlighting Coronavirus recovery at recent international book conference in Moscow   

EIBF director to speak at Moscow's International Book Conference

On Thursday, 3 September, tune in to the virtual book conference in Moscow   

A call to invest in all our creative futures

Ahead of the European Council meeting next 17th July and as a follow up to the joint letter signed by over 90 organisations in the cultural and creative sector last month, 45 renowned European artists, such as author Nina George, singer-songwriter Björk and performance artist Marina Abramovic

Contribution of EBF to the consultation regarding the application of the Directive 2004/48/EC on the enforcement of intellectual property rights

Although booksellers are not usually the rights holders, they support the concept of the enforcement of copyright as passionately as authors and publishers. Furthermore, in reason of the shift to digitization and new digital business models, booksellers will de facto guarantee the proper enforcem

Copyright – EBF Statement of Principles

Although booksellers are not usually the rights holders, they support the concept of copyright as passionately as authors and publishers.

Joint EBF and FEP Contribution to the European Commission Consultation on the future EU Culture Programme

Joint EBF and FEP Contribution to the European Commission Consultation on the future EU Culture Programme

EBF Contribution to the Consultation on Future EU Culture Programme

In its contribution, EBF underlines that booksellers are both commercial entities, employing over half a million people in Europe, and cultural agents, providing the public with unbiased, reliable and informed advice and promoting literacy and reading – the funda

CAMPAIGN AGAINST CULTURAL FLAT RATE

A proposal to apply what its sponsors called a “cultural flat rate” was defeated recently in the European Parliament.