UNIC policy update 16.01.2017


    Digital Single Market
    11/01: Copyright rules fit for a Digital Single Market – EPP website
    On January 11, MEPs discussed the modernisation of the EU copyright with stakeholders at a hearing organized by the EPP group. 

    International Union of Cinemas - UNIC
    16/01 UNIC released its Cinema Innovation Report exploring innovation and change in the European cinema. The report – Innovation and the Big Screen – can be found here
    15/01: UNIC Cinema Innovation – Interview with Maddy Probst, Watershed / Europa Cinemas – Celluloid Junkie

    Celluloid Junkie has partnered UNIC to highlight innovation in the European cinema sector through a series of interviews, excerpts and examples.In the first interview, CJ spoke to Maddy Probst, the Cinema Programme Producer for the Watershed, in Bristol, UK, as well as VP of Europa Cinemas, to find out some context on innovation around the European cinema scene.

    European Parliament  
    13/01: European Parliament elections on 17 January: All you need to know – EP website
    MEPs elect on Tuesday 17 January Parliament's new president to replace Martin Schulz who is stepping down after five years.
    16/01: Election of members to standing committees and sub-committees – EP website
    At the start of the second half of its 8th legislative term – January 18 and 19, the European Parliament will decide on the composition of its standing committees and subcommittees during its constituent plenary session in Strasbourg.

    Presidency of the EU
    9/01: Malta presidency in full swing – Presidency website
    The priorities of the Maltese Presidency of the EU Council of Ministers are being outlined to parliamentary committees by Maltese ministers at a series of meetings taking place in January.

    13/02: European Film Forum, Berlinale 
    02/03: EUIPO Conference on Copyright Enforcement, Malta 
    15-16/06: Digital Assembly, Malta - more information here 

    Last modified on 17-01-2017