The Copyright Manifesto – C4C

Copyright for Creativity. A Declaration for Europe

At a time when the copyright public policy debate tends to focus exclusively on enforcement, we believe that it is time for a discussion in the European institutions on how to ensure that copyright fully supports innovation, creativity, competition, and the public interest. Now is the time for a constructive policy agenda to ensure copyright ...

Spanish SGAE (Collecting Society) responds to Reda Report

The Spanish major Collecting Society (SGAE) responds to the Reda Report with concerns. This is the document sent to the European Parliament 22/01/2015.   nota-sgae-reforma-europea-copyright

“Reda Report” on Directive 2001/29/EC

Main idea: “Although the directive was meant to adapt copyright to the digital age, in reality it is blocking the exchange of knowledge and culture across borders today.” (source:¬†

Colombia and Ecuador are joining forces to work on cultural content

Colombia and Ecuador have both anounced to be working in the future on a stronger representation of own cultural contents. More information on their plans can be found here:

Information on the 6th Artsummit 2014

“The International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA) is the global network of national agencies arts funding. Created in December 2000, its purpose is to improve the capacity and effectiveness of government agencies arts funding in order to benefit society through networking, advocacy and research arts. To meet its objectives, IFACCA has initiated ...

Cultural Policies all over the World

This website provides us with some overview on cultural policies all over the world, including also South American countries:

Overview on Cultural Policies in Chile

The world CP webpage provides us with some interesting information on cultural policies in Chile:

Colombia: Cultural Policies

Colombia has a row of interesting cultural policy measures which serve as example for the region. An overview of the Colombian account can be found here:

Cinema in the Mercosur region

This page offers overviews of figures in cinema productions within the MERCOSUR region.