Ensure compliance of audiovisual (videos, photos...) material with
All audiovisual material for external communication produced by, purchased by or licensed to the European Commission services and their contractors.
All audiovisual content must be uploaded to the Audiovisual Library (EU login required) and cannot be hosted locally on websites.
When required by communication need, the content can also be hosted on external services or social media. In this case, it has nevertheless to be provided also to the AV Library.
embedding videos owned and published by third parties should be avoided, unless they are from and on trusted sources such as within the EU institutional sphere (European Parliament, European Council) or the United Nations
If relevant, videos can be made available on EUTube (after previous upload to the Audiovisual Library).
If required by communication need, videos can be made available on other services and social media platforms. In this case, it has nevertheless to be provided also to the AV Library.
Depositing audiovisual content in the Audiovisual Library is mandatory for all DGs by decision of the Central Communication Steering Committee of 6 November 2018.1
More information regarding the deposit of audiovisual material can be found on MyIntracomm.
Your use of audiovisual material must respect accessibility guidelines.
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