Trainings for members of the Georgian National Communications Commission

12-13 March & 19-20 March 2017 Georgia

Within the framework of the EU-funded project “Promoting freedom, professionalism and pluralism of the media” the Council of Europe (CoE) in cooperation with the Georgian National Communications Commission (GNCC) organised two trainings for GNCC representatives on CoE and ECHR standards related...

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10th anniversary of their Memorandum of Understanding

15 March 2017 Strasbourg

The European Union and the Council of Europe share a mutual commitment to human rights, the rule of law and democracy - 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of their Memorandum of Understanding. With Europe facing many challenges – populism, extremism, terrorism, xenophobia, the refugee crisis – the...

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Annual Meeting of the Regional Network of Self-regulatory Bodies

2-3 March 2017 Chisinau

Within the framework of the CoE/EU project “Promote professional and responsible journalism by supporting the regional network of self-regulatory bodies” the Council of Europe organised the Annual Meeting of the Regional Network of Self-regulatory Bodies. The event was attended by representatives...

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Training of Trainers on application of standards of article 10 of the ECHR, Freedom of expression

Reinforcing Judicial Expertise on Freedom of Expression and the Media in South-East Europe

21 February 2017 Mostar

Within the framework of the Regional Project “Reinforcing Judicial Expertize on Freedom of Expression and the Media in South-East Europe” (JUFREX), implemented by the Council of Europe and co-financed by the European Union, a four-day Training of Trainers on application of Article 10 standards of...

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Registration for the Council of Europe course “Access to public information: from A to Z” is open

headline 18 February 2016 Strasbourg

Registration for the online course “Access to Public Information: from A to Z” is open now at the Prometheus web platform. The course was developed with the support of the Council of Europe Project “Strengthening freedom of media and establishing a Public broadcasting system in Ukraine", in...

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Training of Trainers course on Freedom of Expression for Judges, Lawyers and Prosecutors, held in Albania

14-17 February 2017 Vlora

For four days, 14-17 February in Vlora, Albania, a group of judges, prosecutors and lawyers underwent an intensive training of trainers course on Freedom of Expression to enhance the interpretation of the national legislation relating to freedom of expression in accordance with European standards...

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Training of trainers on Freedom of expression and information for judges, lawyers and prosecutors

14-17 February 2017 Ohrid

A four-day long Training of trainers (ToTs) dedicated to reinforcing judicial expertise, has been organised in co-operation with the Academy for judges and public prosecutors. The ToTs focused on Article 10 ECHR, Freedom of expression and information, was held on 14-17 February 2017 in Ohrid. The...

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Advancing application of standards of the European Convention on Human Rights by the judiciary in Bosnia and Herzegovina

14 February 2017 Sarajevo

Meeting of H.E. Ambassador Stefánek with Mr. Murtezić, Director of the Judicial and Prosecutorial Training Centre in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina H.E. Ambassador Stefánek met today with Mr. Murtezić, Director of the Centre for Education of Judges and Prosecutors in Federation of Bosnia...

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“Safety of journalists - an imperative for free media” International Conference held in Kyiv

3 February 2017 Kyiv

Nowadays we are witnessing a negative trend of violence against journalists, registered in the majority of the Council of Europe member States: since April 2015 the online Platform on the protection of journalism and safety of journalists of the Council of Europe has recorded 254 alerts from 33...

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JUFREX Project Supports Albanian Audiovisual Media Authority in its Discussion of Strategic Priorities with Various Interest Groups and Partners

30 January 2017 Tirana

Before approving its three-year strategy, AMA engages in a process of public consultations with various interest groups. This roundtable discussion assisted with this process and provided not only a platform for laying out the strategic priorities of the audiovisual market but also improved upon...

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Training on professional journalistic standards and a workshop on ECHR case law in Skopje

27-30 January 2017 Skopje

First event aimed at strengthening the capacity of the Macedonian media regulatory authority, the Agency for audio and audio-visual media services. Two consecutive meetings, encompassing a training and a workshop, were held on 27 and 30 January 2017 in Skopje. The meetings were facilitated by two...

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International Conference "Enhance the Right to Data Protection in Eastern Partnership Countries"

14 - 15 December 2016 Tbilisi

"Enhancing the Right to Data Protection in Eastern Partnership Countries" was the objective of this International Conference (Tbilisi, Georgia, 14-15 December 2016). The event brought together for the first time representatives of Eastern Partnership countries who benefit from the "Programmatic...

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Training on Freedom of Expression and Privacy

2 December 2016 Lankaran

A one-day training on Freedom of Expression and Privacy for journalists from the region was organised on 2 December 2016 in Lankaran, 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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A training session for journalists on media coverage of terrorism held in Tunisia

25-27 November 2016 Monastir

A group of 20 Tunisian journalists working in various regions of Tunisia participated in a training session on media coverage of terrorism held in Monastir on 25, 26 and 27 November 2016. Conducted by two senior journalists and trainers, the aim of the training session was to provide participants...

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"Everyone has the right to freedom of expression"

Art. 10 European Convention on Human Rights

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