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Secretary-General: Myriam Diocaretz, PhD
Chief Executive Phone: +32-2-2868312
Chief Executive Email: email@example.com
EWC President: Gunnar Ardelius
Year operations began:
1977 (Foundation), 1985 (Statutes). New A.I.S.B.L. Constitution in 2006 in Brussels.
Safeguarding the professional interests of authors (copyright, authors' rights, social, economic rights, droit moral, contract law, equitable remuneration etc.) in the book and text-sectors; freedom of expression; cultural policy and networking in Europe.
45 associations in 28 European countries, representing more than 160,000 writers and literary translators working in 32 languages. Full members are writers' and translators' organisations representing either a language (i.e. Academy), or a genre (i.e. fiction, non-fiction, literature for children, script-writing), etc. Associate members can be cultural foundations or organisations within the fields of interest of EWC/FAEE, including collecting societies and collective rights management organisations representing authors only.