Training seminar on Internet and Human Rights for journalists in Baku

15 July 2017 Baku

One-day training seminar on Internet and Human Rights within the framework of the Council of Europe / European Union Joint Project “Freedom of expression and media freedom in Azerbaijan”, implemented under the CoE / EU Programme Partnership for Good Governance (PGG) took place on 19 July 2017...

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Media Regulatory Authorities and Hate Speech

24 July 2017 Strasbourg

A new publication ”Media Regulatory authorities and hate speech” was launched in in July 2017. It is addressed to media professionals, civil servants dealing with media and human rights, judges, prosecutors and human rights defenders, civil society and academia. Aiming at promoting freedom of...

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Georgian journalists discuss privacy issues with Council of Europe experts

13 July 2017 Kakheti region, Georgia

Over 20 journalists and media professionals attended a training seminar on Privacy and Media Coverage on 8 and 9 July in Kakheti region (Georgia). After a presentation of the international and the national legal frameworks on privacy and data protection, concrete case examples prepared by Council...

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Dinner-debate on the reform of the legal framework governing the audio-visual sector in Tunisia

5 July 2017 Tunis

On the 1st of June 2017, the Council of Europe organised a dinner-debate in Tunis which brought together Tunisian parliamentarians, a representative of the Ministry in charge of constitutional bodies, civil society and Human rights, members of the media regulatory body in Tunisia (High...

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Training for lawyers “Freedom of expression: Defamation”

22-23 June 2017 Ohrid

Under the Joint Project “Reinforcing Judicial Expertise on Freedom of Expression and the Media in South-East Europe (JUFREX)” co-funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe and implemented by the Council of Europe, a two-day event for lawyers and young legal professionals took place on...

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Experience sharing workshops with the High Authority for Audio-visual Communication (HACA)

14 June 2017 Rabat

As part of an internal training cycle initiated by the High Authority for Audio-visual Communication (HACA) of the Kingdom of Morocco, the HACA and the Council of Europe organised in Rabat a series of experience sharing workshops for HACA’s staff members during the first half of 2017. The first...

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Conference on the future of Bosnian public broadcaster

7 June 2017 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe will co-organise the upcoming conference in the offices of national broadcaster of Bosnia and Herzegovina on 13th June. The conference will focus on the need of media law reform and securing adequate and sustainable funding in order to ensure the existence of Public Service...

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Training on Protection of Children and Minors

1 June 2017 Pristina

Within the framework of the Project “Reinforcing Judicial Expertise on Freedom of Expression and the Media in South-East Europe” (JUFREX), a two day training session on protection of children and minors was organised, in Pristina on 30-31 May 2017. The training involved employees of two main...

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Discussion of the draft curricula on “Journalism ethics” and “Media and Freedom of Expression” in Baku

12 May 2017 Baku

A roundtable took place on 12 May 2017 in Baku in order to discuss the draft curricula on two courses: “Journalism ethics” and “Media and freedom of expression”, which have been developed by local experts within the framework of the joint EU/CoE project “Freedom of Expression and Media Freedom in...

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Regional training of trainers: freedom of expression - methodology

25-26 April 2017 Durres

A regional follow-up to ToT sessions conducted in the six countries/locations took place on 25-26 April 2017, in Durres, Albania. The event gathered the most successful participants from all the 6 ToTs, in order to provide a forum for exchange on their upcoming task of conducting training...

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Signing of the Grant Agreement in Podgorica, Montenegro (JUFREX)

27 April 2017 Podgorica

Signing of the Grant Agreement between the European Union and the Council of Europe joint programme "Reinforcing Judicial Expertise on Freedom of Expression and the Media in South-East Europe (JUFREX)" and the Centre for training in judiciary and state prosecution service, Montenegro took place...

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Grant Agreement with the Judicial Academy of Republic of Serbia signed

21 April 2017 Belgrade

On Friday, 21 April, the signing ceremony of the Grant Agreement between the JUFREX and the Judicial Academy of Republic of Serbia was convened in Belgrade. The Grant Agreement was signed by Tim Cartwright, Head of the Council of Europe Office in Belgrade and Nenad Vujic, Director of the Judicial...

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Workshop on the portrayal of women in the media in Morocco

20 April 2017 Casablanca

The Council of Europe organised a workshop on 20 April 2017 in Casablanca to facilitate discussion between media professionals, civil society and academics on the portrayal of women in the media in Morocco. The event brought together around 30 participants to exchange perspectives and views on...

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A series of trainings on freedom of expression and privacy for journalists in the regions of Azerbaijan

18 - 21 April Azerbaijan

Three training sessions on freedom of expression and privacy for journalists and representatives of civil society were organised in three regions of Azerbaijan (Ganja, Shamkir and Tovuz) on 18-21 April 2017 within the framework of the joint EU/CoE project “Freedom of expression and media freedom”...

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"Everyone has the right to freedom of expression"

Art. 10 European Convention on Human Rights

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