UNIC policy update 20.12.2017



    Council of the European Union

    15/12: Online cross-border TV and radio broadcasts: Council agrees negotiating stance - Council

    The Permanent Representatives Committee (Coreper) agreed on the Council's position on a proposal to facilitate digital transmissions and retransmissions of TV and radio programmes in the internal market.

    Digital Single Market

    12/12: EP ready to start talks with EU governments on new rules for online TV and radio - European Parliament

    MEPs endorsed last Tuesday the mandate for negotiations drawn up by the Legal Affairs Committee in November with 344 votes in favour, 265 against, and 36 abstentions. 

    European Parliament

    07/12: Silvia Costa: New beginnings for EU cultural policy - The Parliament Magazine

    The European Year of Cultural Heritage marks a new era in EU politics, with better understanding of the importance of culture, says Silvia Costa.


    05/12: Questions and Answers on the EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions - European Commission 

    Recent Studies

    Creative Content Australia - Project Harrison: Australian Piracy Behaviours and Attitudes - November 2017
    IHS Vienna - Study on the Economic Value of Cinemas in Austria - September 2017 


    20/12: COREPER meeting

    19/02: EFF Berlin

    21/02: UNIC European Parliament Confer