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Secretary-General: Myriam Diocaretz, PhD
Chief Executive Phone: +32-2-2868312
Chief Executive Email: email@example.com
EWC President: Nina George
Year operations began:
1977 (Foundation), 1985 (Statutes). New A.I.S.B.L. Constitution in 2006 in Brussels.
Purpose: 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.
Members: 44 associations and unions representing writers and literary translators in 28 European countries, working in 31 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, educational works, 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.