European Federation of Media and Entertainment International (EURO-MEI)

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as European Committee of Trade Unions in Entertainment and Arts -- Comité européen des syndicats du spectacle et des arts -- Europäischer Gewerkschaftsausschuss für Kunst und Unterhaltung. Subsequently name changed to European Committee of Trade Unions in Arts, Mass Media and Entertainment -- Comité européen des syndicats des arts, des spectacles, de la presse et de l'audiovisuel -- Europäischer Gewerkschaftsausschuss für Kunst, Medien und Unterhaltung (EGAKU), and further to European Region of Media and Entertainment International. From 1992, a regional organization of International Secretariat for Arts, Mass Media and Entertainment Trade Unions (ISETU) - currently Media and Entertainment International (MEI). Listed name adopted at General Assembly, 29 Sep 1996, Brussels (Belgium). Ceased to exist, 1 Jan 2000, Copenhagen (Denmark), when merged with on merger of European Regional Organization of the International Federation of Commercial, Clerical, Professional and Technical Employees (Euro-FIET), European Committee of International Communications and European Graphical Federation (EGF) to form UNI Global Union - Europa (UNI Europa).


Lobby European institutions on key issues affecting the mass media, arts and entertainment industry; coordinate activities and initiate action in order to achieve the largest possible solidarity between all affiliated unions.

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Key issues: employment; pay; working conditions; a-typical work and casualization; training; health and safety; equal opportunities; public service broadcasting; european audiovisual industry; creation and culture; media concentration and technological challenges; relationship with ETUC; relationship with other european organizations; internal activities.


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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 6 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 38 countries
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Subjects *

  • Communication
    • Media
  • Industry
    • Industry
  • Recreation
    • Recreation
    • Arts

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production



Last News Received

1. Jun 1999
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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