UNIC policy update 12/06/2020



    CineEurope online edition will take place on 17 & 18 June - CineEurope

    CineEurope’s special online edition will take place on 17 & 18 June. The full programme can be found here. Some of the seminars lined up include an executive roundtable on “The Future of the Global Cinema Sector: Preparing for the New Normal”, a presentation on “Cinema's Strength...And the Way Back” and a very timely session on post-pandemic technologies. Participants will also have the opportunity to visit a virtual Trade Show floor and engage with the companies there.  In addition, European and Hollywood studios and talents will join the convention with special messages and some surprises.  The deadline for registrations is June 15.

    COVID-19 - EU Recovery Plan & MFF 2021-2027

    03/06: EU budget: Commission takes steps to make €11.5 billion available for crisis repair and recovery in 2020 - European Commission

    The Commission has proposed modifications to its budget for 2020 to make €11.5 billion for crisis repair and recovery available already in 2020. Once available, the funds will go to help the regions most in need, support businesses and those in need outside EU borders.

    05/06: Digital priorities for future of EU – EU2020HR

    Meeting at their second informal video conference, telecommunications ministers held a policy debate on the EU’s digital priorities in the post COVID-19 era.

    02/06: Statement by Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič at the press conference on sectoral MFF 2021–2027 proposal by the European Commission – European Commission

    02/06: The EU’s long-term budget explained – European Parliament

    How is the EU funded and what is the money used for? Read on to understand what the EU long-term budget is and how it is decided.


    08/06: Parliament calls for a new ambitious EU Disability Strategy – European Parliament

    As the current EU Disability Strategy comes to an end, Parliament is calling on the European Commission for an ambitious post-2020 strategy. Discover its priorities.


    15 June: The Commission to propose MFF Contingency Plan

    17 & 18 June: CineEurope online

    17-19 June: EP Plenary session

    19 June: European Council to discuss the Recovery Fund and Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF)

    23 June: EAO Advisory Board members take part in a Q&A for the virtual Marché du Film

    1 July: start of the German Presidency of the EU

    15 July: Postponed CJEU opinion on the YouTube copyright case