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With 239 member societies in 123 countries, CISAC represents more than 4 million creators from all geographic areas and all artistic repertoires; music, audiovisual, drama, literature and visual arts. CISAC is presided over by electronic music pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre and our four Vice Presidents are: Beninese creator and singer Angélique Kidjo, Senegalese sculptor Ousmane Sow, Chinese director, writer and producer Jia Zhang-ke and Argentinean film director Marcelo Piñeyro.
Founded in 1926, CISAC is a non-governmental, not-for-profit organisation with Headquarters in France and regional offices in Africa (Burkina Faso), South America (Chile), Asia-Pacific (China) and Europe (Hungary).

We are pleased to inform you that, following the recommendation by the board of directors, the general assembly, at its meeting on June 3, 2016 in Paris, GHAMRO’s application for provisional membership was approved.

SG13-0787R2: Professional Rules for musical societies;

SG13-07970R2: Binding Resolutions for musical societies;

BTC16-0174: Principles for Binding Resolutions and best practices for musical societies. This document is a user guide to help you in the understanding and implementation of the resolutions and best practice.

Finally, the CISAC Society Code to identify GHAMRO in technical data exchanges between societies is 285.

Your society has been admitted as a CISAC member? The purpose of this Member Guide is to explain more about the benefits of CISAC membership, to guide you through our organisation and provide details on your obligations towards CISAC.

Read More: CISAC Member Guide 2015

CISAC YEAR's REPORT  shows some good results: revenues are up 2.8% globally; digital is starting to get some real traction; regions where authors’ rights are well established, such as Europe and North America, have been doing well; other parts of the world, especially the BRICS countries, are showing great promise and the visual arts and audiovisual repertoires have posted signifi cant growth rates.

Read More:CISAC Collections Report 2015



CISAC Statutes 2016  

Principles Binding Resolutions and Best Practices 2016

CISAC 2016 Activity Report

CISAC Structure 2015

Professional Rules for musical societies 2014

Binding Resolutions musical societies

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