Media - Freedom of expression and information

 Committee of experts on protection of journalism and safety of journalists (MSI-JO)

Activities
STANDARD-SETTING
  Steering Committee (CDMSI)
  Bureau of the Committee (CDMSI-BU)
  Former Steering Committee (CDMC)
  Former Bureau of the Committee (CDMC-BU)
  Committee of Experts on Protection of Journalism and Safety of Journalists (MSI-JO)
  Committee of Experts on cross-border flow of Internet traffic and Internet freedom (MSI-INT)  
CONVENTIONS
  Transfrontier Television
  Conditional Access
COOPERATION
  Legal and Human Rights Capacity Building
FORMER GROUPS OF SPECIALISTS
  Rights of Internet Users
  Information Society
  New Media
  Public Service Media Governance
  Cross-border Internet
  Protection Neighbouring Rights of Broadcasting Organisations
  Media Diversity
  Public service Media
 
Events
  Conference Freedom of Expression and Democracy in the Digital Age - Opportunities, Rights, Responsibilities, Belgrade, 7-8/11/2013
  Conference "The Hate factor in political speech - Where do responsibilities lie?", Warsaw18-19 September 2013
  Conference of Ministers, Reykjavik - Iceland, 28-29 May 2009
  European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG)
 
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  Conventions
  Committee of Ministers texts
  Parliamentary Assembly texts
  Ministerial Conferences
  Publications
  Translations
 
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Forum on Anti-terrorism legislation and its impact on
 freedom of expression and information

27 May 2009
 Nordica Hilton Hotel
Reykjavik, Iceland

 

 

The Council of Europe, in co-operation with the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and the Institute for Information Law of the University of Amsterdam and with the support of the Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, is organising a forum on “anti-terrorism legislation and its impact on freedom of expression and information”.

 

The aim of the forum is to exchange experiences of Council of Europe member states on the impact of anti-terrorism legislation and its implementation on freedom of expression and information. Representatives from the media, civil society, national authorities and independent experts will examine if Council of Europe standards that define the rights to freedom of expression and information in the context of the fight against terrorism are observed in law and in practice across Europe.

 

The event follows a conference organised in Amsterdam in November 2008 on Anti-terrorism legislation in Europe since 2001 and its impact on freedom of expression and information

- click here for a report on the results of the conference

- publication of the report "Speaking of Terror" by David Banisar: http://www.coe.int/t/dghl/standardsetting/media/Doc/SpeakingOfTerror_en.pdf

 


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