With a single voice, European filmmakers are requesting that audiovisual and cinema services be excluded from the forthcoming trade negotiations between Europe and the United States.
The French Coalition fully supports this initiative and invites anyone who is attached to cultural diversity to sign this petition now opened to all.
Link to the petition :
The thirteen European coalitions wrote to M. Barroso to ask for the European Commission to respect its commitment to defend and promote the diversity of cultural expressions made when signing the 2005 UNESCO Convention.
They urged him to obtain the exclusion of the cultural and audiovisual sector from the trade negotiations with the United States.
Read the letter
The French Coalition for Cultural Diversity expressed its concern following the announcement by the European Council and the US President, Barack Obama, about the pending negotiations aimed at securing a free-trade agreement between the European Union and the United States.