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JUST PUBLISHED - Freedom of expression and protection of reputation

16 September 2016 Strasbourg

Freedom of expression and defamation A study of the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights The present study is a continuation of previous work on the relationship between the right to freedom of expression and defamation by the Council of Europe. In 2012, the Council of Europe prepared a...

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Internet freedom as a factor of democratic security: Strasbourg conference

headline 9/09/2016 Strasbourg

An international conference is bringing together in Strasbourg on 9 September some 200 representatives of governments, civil society, business and academia to discuss best practices to protect and promote Internet freedom in the context of the current international security crises. One of the...

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Gabriella Battaini Dragoni meets Secretary General of the Ministry of Communication of Morocco

9/09/2016 Strasbourg

Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni met today with Mohammed Ghazali, Secretary General of the Ministry of Communication of the Kingdom of Morocco. The exchanges of views focused on how to consolidate co-operation between the Council of Europe and Morocco in the field of freedom of expression and freedom...

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Steering Committee in Georgia projects plans for 2017

8/09/2016 Tbilisi

On 7 September 2016 the first Steering committee meeting was held within the framework of the EU/CoE joint projects “Promoting freedom, professionalism and pluralism of the media” and “Protecting internet freedom through legislation and arrangements for multi-stakeholders dialogue”. The meeting...

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Second Georgian National Internet Governance Forum 2016

5/09/2016 Tbilisi

Within the framework of the joint CoE/EU Project “Protecting Internet Freedom through Legislation and Arrangements for Multi-stakeholder Dialogue”, the Council of Europe in cooperation with international partners and Georgian national stakeholders (Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development,...

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Freedom of Expression videos: new translation to Turkish available

31 August 2016 Strasbourg

What do the Commissioner for Human Rights, current and former judges of the European Court of Human Rights, and others think about freedom of expression? How to reconcile rights and freedoms with matters of security? What are the important principles that must be defended? Series of 7 interviews...

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Internet Freedom: a constant factor of democratic security in Europe

13 July 2016 Strasbourg

9 September 2016, Strasbourg – conference co-organised by the Estonian Chairmanship of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers, the German Chairmanship of the OSCE and the Council of Europe In the last years Internet freedom has emerged as an important priority in foreign policy agendas of...

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Personal data protection legal package of the Republic of Moldova

5 July 2016 Chisinau

On 5 July 2016 a round table took place in Chisinau, Moldova, on the presentation of legal opinions and CoE recommendations on the amendments to the Moldovan data protection legal framework. The event was co-organised by the Council of Europe and the National Centre for the Protection of Personal...

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Implementation high on the agenda of the 10th meeting of the CDMSI

28 June - 1 July 2016 Strasbourg

The CDMSI held its 10th meeting under a renewed two-year mandate, from 28 June to 21 July. Participants gave orientations for the elaboration of the expected deliverables under the mandate, emphasizing in all discussions, necessary transversality, dialogue and implementation. Implementation of...

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“European standards and best practices in relation to hate speech and the protection of minors” regional conference

7-8 July 2016 Petrovac

A regional conference entitled “European standards and best practices in relation to hate speech and the protection of minors” was held on 7-8 July 2016, in Petrovac, Montenegro. The goal of the conference was the promotion of regional cooperation in the fight against hate speech and the...

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Training on Freedom of Expression and Privacy in Azerbaijan

29 June 2016 Mingachevir

A one-day training on Freedom of Expression and Privacy for journalists from the region was organised on 29 June 2016 in Mingachevir, Azerbaijan, within the framework of the joint EU/COE Project “Freedom of expression and media freedom” . The main aim of the training was to raise awareness on the...

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Debate on the role of the legislator in promoting freedom of expression and freedom of the media

27 June 2016 Tunis

Within the framework of the project “Accompanying the transitional process towards democracy in Tunisia with the promotion of freedom of expression, independence of the media and public access to information”, the Council of Europe organised on 27 June 2016 in Tunis a debate gathering Tunisian...

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Press freedom threatened by financial considerations

22 June 2016 Strasbourg

“The participants in a Parliamentary Assembly hearing on media independence, investigative journalism and editorial integrity today issued a warning concerning a form of "code of conduct" based on financial considerations that is gradually gaining ground in many editorial offices as a result of...

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Estonia's priorities for Internet Freedom announced

21 June 2016 Strasbourg

Marina Kaljurand, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Estonia and Chairman of the Committee of Ministers, announced Estonia's priorities for Internet Freedom and informed the Assembly that EuroDig 2017 will take place in Talinn. PACE news Estonian priorities

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Conference on Combating Hate Speech in Media

20 - 21 June 2016 Tbilisi

Within the framework of the joint CoE/EU Programme “Promoting freedom, professionalism and pluralism of the media” the Council of Europe organised on 20-21 June 2016 in Tbilisi, Georgia a regional conference on combating hate speech in media. Media professionals from Eastern Partnership (EaP)...

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Annual Meeting of the Regional Network of Self-regulatory Bodies

16-17 June 2016 Georgia

Within the framework of the joint CoE/EU Programme “Promoting freedom, professionalism and pluralism of the media” the Council of Europe in partnership with the Georgian Charter of Journalistic Ethics organised on 16-17 June 2016 in the Kakheti region, Georgia, the Annual Meeting of the Regional...

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Confronting the dark side of the Internet

10 June 2016 Strasbourg

From enabling mass incursions of privacy, to connecting terrorists and paedophiles, to facilitating cybercrime and lending anonymity to bullies and trolls, the net has a darker side, which has to be addressed. Link Photo credit: Flickr/Yuri Samoilov

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Safeguarding Human Rights on-line - The Council of Europe in EuroDIG

headline 8 june 2016 Brussels

The European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG 2016) brings together representatives of national authorities, industry, civil society and academia to discuss Internet policies, including the challenges in upholding human rights online, in Brussels on 9 and 10 June. It is an open,...

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Conclusions of an expert dialogue between the Polish Government and the Council of Europe

6 June 2016 Strasbourg

Within the framework of an expert dialogue with the Polish authorities, the Council of Europe entrusted Ms Eve Salomon and Mr Jean-François Furnémont with a task to prepare an expert opinion on the draft Big Media Law Package, which relates to the Polish public service media and which is...

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"Everyone has the right to freedom of expression"

Art. 10 European Convention on Human Rights

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