European Writers’ Council-Féderation des associations européennes d’écrivains

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Lobbying Costs

50,000€ - 99,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.85 Fte (5)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    European Writers’ Council-Féderation des associations européennes d’écrivains   (EWC - FAEE AISBL)

    EU Transparency Register

    56788289570-24 First registered on 15 Sep 2012

    Goals / Remit

    The EWC AISBL pursues the following non-profit objectives of european and international utility:
    - inform and support its member organisations, defend the authors' rights and copyright, the authors’ economic and moral rights; to promote the professional and cultural interests and improve the legal and social status of writers and literary translators in the whole of Europe ;
    - to encourage debates in the fields of freedom of expression, artistic freedom, intellectual property and artistic creativity, social status, contractual and working conditions of writers and literary translators ;
    - to improve public awareness about copyright, authors' rights and the conditions of authors in Europe ;
    - to circulate pertinent information to its member organisations, particularly that relating to community initiatives in cultural, legal and regulatory matters.

    Main EU files targeted

    Main EU initiatives, policies and legislative files followed by the organisation:
    -The EU copyright legal framework and the implementation of EU directives.
    -The Digital Single Market.
    -Monitoring of the implementation of Public Lending Right by Member States in the EU
    -Monitoring of the implementation of the Collective Rights Management Directive.
    -Monitoring of the implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty (access to works for the visually and print impaired).
    -Meetings with individual MEPs on specific reports, motions for resolutions, etc.
    -Providing data on the writing profession in the EU
    -Answering EC and EP surveys and consultations; speaking at hearings by invitation from MEPs, or EP Committees, and the EC.
    -Attending EP events that deal with topics about authors or creators in Europe, on copyright reform in the EU, and relevant subjects.


    Head Office
    Rue du Prince Royal 85-87
    Brussels 1050
    EU Office
    Rue du Prince Royal 85-87
    Brussels 1050


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    1 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 29 Sep 2023

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Nina KRAMER 13 Oct 2022 12 Oct 2023
    Ms Nina KRAMER 26 Aug 2020 26 Aug 2021
    Ms Myriam Diaz-Diocaretz 22 Aug 2020 21 Aug 2021
    Ms Myriam Diaz-Diocaretz 07 Sep 2019 22 Aug 2020
    Ms Nina KRAMER 07 Sep 2019 26 Aug 2020
    Ms Myriam Diaz-Diocaretz 04 Oct 2018 07 Sep 2019
    Ms Myriam Diaz-Diocaretz 11 Sep 2017 12 Sep 2018
    Ms Myriam Diaz-Diocaretz 13 Sep 2016 08 Sep 2017
    Ms Myriam Diaz-Diocaretz 20 Aug 2015 21 Aug 2016
    Ms Myriam Diaz-Diocaretz 30 Aug 2014 20 Aug 2015
    Ms Myriam Diaz-Diocaretz 19 Sep 2013 30 Aug 2014
    Ms Myriam Diaz-Diocaretz 18 Sep 2012 16 Sep 2013

    Complementary Information

    Besides the Secretary-General (20%) and the Administration Officer (50%) there is a Board of Directors who are (re-)elected every two years, composed of at least 5 to maximum 7 members:
    President, two Vice-Presidents, four regular Board members. Each one of them is a resident of a different European country and works in the board on a voluntary, non-remunerated basis.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Trade unions and professional associations

  • Networking


    1. Status of Official Observer of the World Intellectual Property Organisation WIPO
    2. Creators member of IFRRO the International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations, representing 160.000 European writers and translators
    3. Member of Creativity Works! a multi-stakeholder alliance of European Networks in the field of culture and copyright.
    4. Status as invited Observer of the governing bodies of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions UNESCO (2005Convention)
    5. Member of the PLR International Steering Committee

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    50,000€ - 99,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    50,000€ - 99,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)

    CCFG - Cultural and Creators Friendship Group
    CW! - CreativityWorks

    Other activities

    1. Collaboration (information and report sharing, answering specific questions) with several MEPs from different parties and different committees, especially Legal Affairs committee and Culture and Education, the EU Working Group on IPR and copyright, as well as the EP group on creators and the creative industries.
    2. Ongoing exchange with several Units of the European Commission to provide evidence-based information and surveys results on the writing profession, the text-sector, copyright, contractual agreements and practices, and the publishing industry.
    3. Ongoing work to support access to works for the visually and print- impaired.

  • Meetings


    4 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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