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  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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Bureau of the Steering Committee on Media and Information Society
(CDMSI)

4th meeting – 19 September (2.30 pm) to 20 September 2013 (6.00 pm)
Airport Hotel Okęcie, 17 Stycznia Street no. 24 02-146 Warsaw

CDMSI-BU(2013)OJ2
(08/08/2013)

Draft Annotated Agenda

1. Opening of the meeting

2. Adoption of the agenda

3. Information by the Chair and the Secretariat

Documents

Draft Terms of reference for the Steeering Committee on Media and Information Society – CDMSI for 2014-2015

Notes and expected action

Consider the draft terms of reference

Draft declaration on risks to fundamental rights stemming from digital tracking and other surveillance technologies

Documents

Committee of Ministers declaration on risks to fundamental rights stemming from digital tracking and other surveillance technologies – adopted 12/6/2013

Notes and expected action

Take note and possibly discuss further actions.

Draft recommendation on gender equality and media

Documents

Recommendation on gender equality and the media

Notes and expected action

    - Take note of the CM decision

4. Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Media and Information Society (Serbia, 2013)

Documents

Background documents:

    - CDMSI(2012)Misc1 - Discussion paper on possible modifications of the “public watchdog” term in the new media environment (M.Traimer – Austria)
    - CDMSI(2012)Misc2 - “I don’t speak on behalf of…” - Agile Movements, Fluid Politics and the new Democratic Bargain (Ren Reynolds)
    - CDMSI(2012)Misc3 - Access to the Internet – a human right? (A.Mellakauls – Latvia)
    - CDMSI(2012)Misc5 - Background paper on connected television (France)
    - CDMSI(2012)Misc6 - Regulating freedom of expression and association online – regulating democracy? (Switzerland)
    - CDMSI(2012)Misc8 – The power of the screens
    - CDMSI(2012)Misc9 - The Future of Regulation – non paper I
    - CDMSI(2012)Misc10 - Notes on the possible issues to be discussed during the Belgrade conference on media and information society (prepared by Bissera Zankova)
    - CDMSI(2012)Misc12- Proposal by Andris Mellakauls for an outline programme
    - CDMSI(2012)Misc14 – Proposal by Community Media Forum Europe
    - CDMSI(2012)Misc15Rev – “Concept paper” prepared by the Secretariat

New documents

    - Draft programme
    - Draft political declaration and Resolution – MCM(2013)01Rev7 (not on line)

Notes and expected action

Agree on:
Political declaration and the resolutions
Detailed programme
Logistics

5. Media

Standard setting activities
5.1 Initiatives to strengthen the protection of journalists, other media professionals and bloggers, both as regards preventive measures and effective investigation, taking into account the work conducted by other international organisations, and to foster ethical journalism

Documents

Notes and expected action

    - Take note of the work of the expert group
    - Discuss the Draft CM Declaration on the protection of journalism and safety of journalists and other media actors and make recommendations to the CDMSI in respect of its approval.

5.2 Transparency of media ownership

Documents

Notes and expected action

Discuss future activities

Cooperation and outreach (capacity building, best practice in the field)

5.3 On-going and future activities

Documents

    - Presentation of on-going and planned activities MEDIA.COOP(2013)002
    - General information sheet

Notes and expected action

Take note of on-going and planned activities

5.4 Implementation of CM Declaration of 13 January 2010

Documents

Notes and expected action

    - Take note of SG report and decisions by the CM
    - Discuss possible follow-up to CM decisions

6. Information Society and Internet Governance

Standard setting activities

6.1 Compilation of existing rights of Internet users (MSI-DUI)

Documents

Notes and expected action

Take note of state of play

6.2 Follow-up to specific instruments on the Internet adopted by the Committee of Ministers

Documents

Notes and expected action

    - Take note of the state of play of the work since the 3rd meeting of the CDMSI, in particular the conference outcomes of the multi-stakeholder dialogue on held on Network Neutrality and Human Rights, 29-30 May 2013 and the Conference on “Internet freedom – a shared commitment”, to be held in Strasbourg 24-25 September 2013.

6.3 Drafting of an instrument on cross-border flow of Internet traffic

Documents

    - Experts findings report on interferences with cross-border flow of Internet traffic
    - Preliminary report on scenarios of interference with Internet traffic which may have an impact on access to information across borders - CDMSI(2012)015

Notes and expected action

Take note of the state of play of the work since the 3rd CDMSI meeting.

Cooperation and outreach activities (capacity building, best practice in the field)

6.4 European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG – Lisbon 20-21 June 2013)

Documents

Notes and expected action

Information by the Secretariat and members who participated on the outcome of the 6th edition of EuroDIG (Lisbon 20-21 June 2013)

6.5 Internet Governance Forum (IGF, Indonesia, 22-25 October 2013)

Notes and expected action

Information by the Secretariat

6.6 Council of Europe Internet Governance Strategy 2012-2015

Documents

Notes and expected action

Take note of the state of play

7. Data protection

Standard setting activities

7.1 Information concerning the instruments currently under review by the T-PD: Convention 108

Documents

Notes and expected action

Information by the Secretariat.

7.2 Other relevant work of the T-PD

Documents

Notes and expected action

During its 3rd meeting, the CDMSI “agreed to submit feedback as to the usefulness of this document by 1 June 2013”. Regrettably, no comment were received by the Secretariat.

8. CDMSI exchanges of views with other organisations

Documents

Report by the EC High Level Group on Media Freedom and Pluralism

Notes and expected action

Take note of recent developments and possible reactions of the CDMSI.

9. Other questions

Documents

-Mr. Jobst Plog’s letter to CoE Secretary General
-CoE Secretary General’s answer to Jobst Plog

Notes and expected action

Take note of exchange of letters regarding the shut down of ERT. Discuss.

General reference documents:
- CDMSI terms of reference
- Resolution CM/Res(2011)24 on intergovernmental committees and subordinate bodies, their terms of reference and working methods
- Resolution CM/Res(2011)7 on Council of Europe conferences of specialised ministers
- CDMSI(2012)013rev4 – follow-up to CDMSI meetings

Recent meeting reports:

- CDMSI(2013)005rev3 – abridged report of the 3rd meeting of the CDMSI
- CDMSI(2013)006- report of the 3rd meeting of the CDMSI
- Follow-up chart to the 1st meeting of the CDMSI – up-date
- CDMSI(2012)009rev6 – Calendar of meetings and events in 2013 – up date as of 06 August 2013