STATEMENT - Should the cultural exception remain an exception? In the negotiations taking place between the U.S. and Europe, is the question of the cultural exception, promoted by some Europeans and rejected by the Americans, not a case of not seeing the forest for the trees?
Above all, how can Europe expect to benefit from a transatlantic common market as two-thirds of the European Union is hit by the recession?
Issue Date: May 2013 EESC Info May 2013 IN THIS ISSUE: Providing opportunities for all. The Austrian experience; The "Your Europe, Your Say" event; EESC vice-president Jane Morrice: On young people telling us how it should be done; Interview with EESC vice-president Hans-Joachim Wilms