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European Union budget at glance

22 October 2012
the EU has updated its budget tool with the latest figures from the European Commission's 2011 annual financial report. How much does the EU spend in each country, on what and how does it compare to other countries? And where does the money come from? As budget talks continue, these and other questions are answered in the updated multimedia application. Read more >

E-books in libraries in Portuguese

27 September 2012
European Libraries and the challenges of e-publishing now available in Portuguese. Read more >
The report of the EU's High Level Group of experts on Literacy

The report of the EU's High Level Group of experts on Literacy

17 September 2012
The final report of the HLG on Literacy has been published. Read more >
Copyright and innovation in the Creative Industries

Copyright and innovation in the Creative Industries

14 September 2012
At the 2012 Intellectual Property and Innovation Summit (The Lisbon Council Brussels, 10 September 2012), Nelly Kroes "[...] talk[ed] about why, in a changing digital age, copyright reform is the right way to support that sector". Read more >
Orphan Works Directive Update

Orphan Works Directive Update

14 September 2012
Intellectual Property Watch announced that the European Parliament passes Orphan Works Directive with 531 in favour versus 65 opposed (11 abstentions). Read more >