EP Report on promoting workers' mobility within the European Union (Parlament Resolution on free movement, October 2011)

The Committee on Employment and Social Affairs of the European Parlament adopted an report on promoting workers’ mobility within the European Union in response to a Commission communication on the question.

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2009 Symposium "Performing Arts Report: International mobility and the status of artists in the performing arts"

On 4-6 May 2010, approximately 250 theatre and dance makers from Germany and abroad, scholars as well as representatives from the realm of cultural politics discussed "The Status of Theatre and Dance Makers in the Context of International Mobility" in Berlin’s Arts Academy. This report gives account of the discussions, speakers and participants.

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Impediments to Mobility in the EU Live Performance Sector and Possible Solutions

This study was carried out during the European Year of Workers’ Mobility 2006 and is part of a wider project on mobility in the European Union’s live performance sector, called Mobile.Home, which was initiated by several European organisations active in the live performance sector in Europe (Finnish Theatre Information Centre, Pearle*, On-the-Move, IETM, Goethe-Institut, Visiting Arts & associated partners)

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Visas - the discordant note: paper by Freemuse, ECA & ELMF on visa issues and artists mobility

The white paper entitled ‘Visas – the discordant note’ deals with visa issues and artists mobility and highlight a number of problems faced by creative companies working with artists from Non-EU and Non-Schengen countries. The white paper is published by Freemuse in collaboration with ECA, the European Council of Artists, and ELMF, a wide network of European concert organisers, festivals and venues.

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The Status of Artists in Europe (study commissioned by the European Parliament)

The Status of Artists in Europe is a new study, published November 2006, by ERICarts, Suzanne Capiau and Andreas Johannes Wiesand. It was commissioned by the European Parliament and is available in English and French.

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Mobilité des artistes et securité sociale (study commissioned by European Parliament)

A study commissioned by the European Parliament into the mobility of artists and social security in Europe. The report contains recommendations on pensions, social security and the functioning of the system for artists who work internationally in several European countries (the report has a multilingual executive summary).

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Taxation of International Performing Artistes

The PhD thesis "Taxation of International Performing Artistes" discusses the problems with the special taxing rules for international performing artistes resulting from Article 17 OECD Model Treaty.

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