Final plenary meeting of the 'Licences for Europe' stakeholder dialogue: statement by Androulla Vassiliou

Type: Report   Reference: I-083643   Duration: 10:00:05  Lieu:
End production: 13/11/2013   First transmission: 13/11/2013
On 13 November 2013, Androulla Vassiliou, Member of the EC in charge of Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, made a statement on the occasion of the final plenary meeting of the "Licences for Europe" stakeholder dialogue. "Licences for Europe" is a stakeholder dialogue in the area of digital content launched by the European Commission in February 2013. Its objective is to foster practical industry-led initiatives to bring more copyright-protected content online in the Digital Single Market. The dialogue was jointly led by Androulla Vassiliou, Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the EC in charge of the Digital Agenda, and Michel Barnier, Member of the EC in charge of Internal Market and Services.

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10:00:05 SOUNDBITE by Androulla Vassiliou, Member of the EC in charge of Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, (in ENGLISH): I welcome the pledges presented by stakeholders today and look forward to seeing them taking shape in the near future; through "Licences for Europe", we have achieved practical solutions which will provide greater certainty for rights-holders, a better deal for the public and more cultural diversity online; "Licences for Europe" has allowed us to better understand the reality of the digital market in Europe; its outcomes will feed into our on-going review of the legislative framework; we are actively pursuing our analysis and we will take a decision on the best way forward during the first part of 2014. 00:00:48
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