2019

  • European Parliament declares climate emergency (December)
  • New European Commission officially takes office (November)
  • European Commissioner for competition plans the use of interim measures in competition cases for the first time in almost two decades (October)
  • New European Commission unveiled (September)
  • First trilogue meeting to discuss the Creative Europe programme 2021-2027 (September)
  • European Parliament elects Ursula von der Leyen as new President of the European Commission (July)
  • New European Parliament comes into office (July)
  • Platform-to-Business regulation published in EU official journal. It will enter force 12 months from publication (July)
  • Finland takes over presidency of Council of the EU (July)
  • Romanian presidency event on copyright and music moves Europe (June)
  • European Commission launches Music Moves Europe structured dialogue with stakeholders (May)
  • Copyright directive published in EU official journal, opening the transposition period at national level (May)
  • European copyright directive gets full green light at EU level after Member States final approval (April)
  • European satellite and cable directive gets full green light at EU level after Member States final approval, opening the transposition period at national level (April)
  • European parliament approves final copyright directive text (March)
  • European Parliament approves trilogue text on online transmissions of broadcast (March)
  • Trilogue negotiations on the Platform-to-Business regulation have concluded (March)
  • European parliament approves new culture programme with a significant budget increase and a dedicated strand for music, for the very first time (March)
  • European parliament's Legal Affairs committee approves final compromise on copyright (February)
  • First agreement signed in Denmark under the EU Cultural and Creative Sector Guarantee Facility (February)
  • Member States approve final compromise text on copyright (February)
  • Trilogue talks on Platform-to-business regulation conclude (February)
  • European Parliament's culture committee adopts report on the future Creative Europe programme 2021-2027 (February)
  • Trilogue talks on the copyright directive conclude (February)
  • Trilogue talks on copyright resume after holiday break (January)

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IMPALA supports Music Declares Emergency

"This movement seizes the power of the music sector to take action and inspire change. It is important to join forces and to encourage collective action for climate"