Joint Declaration of trade unions and employers’ organisations of the EU Audiovisual Sector on Brexit

The Signatories in the Audiovisual Sector express their grave concern about the potential threat to the Audiovisual industry posed by Brexit. We call on the negotiators on both sides to ensure that the interests of the Audiovisual industry across the EU and the UK be protected in the current negotiations and in particular to give special consideration to the potentially very severe damage for their business operators and workers if the future framework for the cooperation between the EU and the UK Audiovisual sector are not adapted. More specifically: There are fears that, in the film and sector, important co-production…

Brexit, nationalism, the migration crisis – gravediggers of the EU? The impact of media on the future of Europe

DW Panel discussion DW panel discussion on the future of Europe in the wake of the British referendum on September 7, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in Brussels The European migration crisis has triggered a rapid rise of xenophobic, anti- European parties and has prompted many EU member states to become more inward-looking and nationalistic. The Brexit vote may result in contagion within the EU, threatening the very survival of the whole European project. Even pro-Europe supporters agree that a wave of Euroscepticism and a deepening identity crisis are gripping the continent. Others regard the Brexit vote as a healthy wake-up…