21.03.2012 â€“ A regular regional
meeting of the Network of the Press Councils of six countries will be held on
22-23 March in Tbilisi Marriott hotel.
The event is organised in the framework of
the European Union-Council of Europe Joint Programme Â« Promoting Freedom,
Professionalism and Pluralism of the Media in the South Caucasus and Moldova
2011-2012 Â», implemented by the Council of Europe.
Informal network of the press councils was set
up under the above programme with the support of the European Union and the
Council of Europe and includes press councils of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia,
Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan and Ukraine.
Participants to the meeting will present
results of their recent activities, adopt a declaration on non-discrimination in
the media, discuss the role of the media during the election process and also
debate over different technical issues, solutions to which would be vital for
the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding signed by the parties
(7.10.2011) and thus for further functioning of the Network.
A summarising briefing for the media will be
held on 23 March at 13 :00 in the meeting room Â« SanadimoÂ» of Tbilisi Marriott
For further information please contact the
Council of Europe Office in Georgia : 26, Kakabadze Brothers street, 0108
Tbilisi. Tel : (+995 32) 291 38 70/71/72/73 ; fax : (+995 32) 291 38 74;
For more information see: www.coe.int / www.coe.ge