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The European Region of the Media, Entertainment & Arts sector of Union Global Union (UNI MEI), represents over 70 unions and guilds in the media, entertainment and arts sector in Europe. The membership of its affiliates includes technicians, screenwriters, film directors and other workers in broadcasting, cinema, theatre as well as in visual arts.
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Joint position on Brexit adopted by key players in the EU audiovisual sector

Friday 2 November 2018

In a joint declaration on Brexit and the EU Audiovisual sector adopted on 31st October 2018, European employers’ organisations (EBU, FIAPF, CEPI) and trade union federations (EFJ, FIA, FIM and EURO-MEI) express their grave concern about the potential threat to the Audiovisual industry posed by Brexit. The declaration calls on the negotiators on both sides…

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New legislation threatens independence of public service media in Lithuania

Friday 19 October 2018

The Lithuanian Trade Union of Broadcasting Workers and its global union, UNI MEI are concerned with the impact on new legislation that threatens the political independence of public service media in Lithuania. The majority of the Lithuanian parliament “Seimas” recently launched a legislative process seeking to amend the Law on regulating the public broadcaster Lithuanian…

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UNI MEI welcomes agreement on EU audiovisual media services directive

Thursday 14 June 2018

The agreement reached between the the Council and the European Parliament on the new provisions of the revised audiovisual media services in Europe brings better rules on promotion of and investment in European works, protection of citizen and minors and strengthens the role of the cooperation of national regulatory authorities. The deal reached by the…

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