Social partners issue joint opinion on EU Audiovisual Observatory

Social partners in the audiovisual sector issue a joint opinion highlighting the needs of the film and TV industry for reliable and updated statistics on economy and employment market.

At its meeting today the EU social partners in the European audiovisual sector adopted a joint opinion on the role of the European Audiovisual Observatory. Employers and unions call on the Observatory and its stakeholders including the European Commission, Member States to endeavour to add economic and employment statistics to the Observatory’s range of statistical and data aggregation activities.

The AV SDC recognises the pivotal role of the European Audiovisual Observatory in providing reliable and independent statistics for the benefit of the EU audiovisual sector as well as for public authorities. The AV SDC also wishes to stress the potential contribution of such statistics in throwing light on the elements at stake in current and future European political debates affecting the audiovisual sector.

Download the joint opinion