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)
 
Documentation
  Conventions
  Committee of Ministers texts
  Parliamentary Assembly texts
  Ministerial Conferences
  Publications
  Translations
 
Useful links

Michael Truppe

Michael Truppe, born 1980 in Klagenfurt, Austria
Michael Truppe is employee in the legal service of the Austrian Federal Chancellery, department for media affairs and information society. He studied law at the University of Vienna with a focus on European and public international law. His professional career started in 2001 in the EU information service of the Austrian Federal Government, where he was particularly involved in information-initiatives regarding the Euro, EU-enlargement and the European Convention. In 2005 he became member and was subsequentely elected vice-chair of the Council of Europe's experts group on human rights in the information society. The main focus of his work lay in the preparation of standard-setting instruments in the field of protecting freedom of information online (e.g. filtering, labelling, protection of minors, responsibility of ISPs etc.). He is also known for research and publication in the field of national broadcasting and media law.

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