GEMA and CISAC hold "Music meets Politics" event on streaming for authors

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CISAC President Björn Ulvaeus joined German Federal Justice Minister Dr Marco Buschmann and many artists and politicians in a special event in Berlin to discuss a fairer streaming world for music creators. 

The event covered issues that are vital to the careers and livelihoods of creators in the streaming world, including copyright, fair remuneration, transparency and cultural diversity.
GEMA CEO Dr Harald Heker and CISAC Director General Gadi Oron attended the event, hosted by GEMA at its offices on February 9th.

GEMA has produced a comprehensive study on the music streaming market, published last year, analysing the challenges faced by music creators in the streaming market.

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German Federal Minister of Justice Dr Marco Buschmann (2nd from left), CISAC President Björn Ulvaeus (2nd from right), CISAC
Director General Gadi Oron (far left) and GEMA Chief Executive Officer Dr Harald Heker (far right)

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