On 27 and 28 November 2016, European Writers' Council (EWC) held its Annual General Assembly in Brussels. As a result, some changes were made at the level of the Board. Mr. Nick Yapp (UK) has stepped down as President and was replaced by Ms. Malin Koch (Legal Counsel of the Swedish Writers’ Union), who was elected First Vice-President in June 2015, and who will be functioning as EWC’s President until the next elections, to take place in June 2017.
The EWC also assembly welcomed Ms. Janne Rijkers (the Writers' Guild of the Netherlands) as a new regular board member. Ms. Gerlinde Schermer-Rauwolf (Germany) continues as Vice-President, while Mr. Tiit Aleksejev (Estonia), Ms. Ružica Cindori (Croatia), and Ms. Tittamari Marttinen (Finland) continue their terms as regular board members.
At IFRRO, we wish the best to the new EWC Board members and we are looking forward to continue the close collaboration with them.