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


Steering Committee on

Media and Information Society
(CDMSI)

CDMSI(2012)/Misc12

Ministerial Conference
Programme Proposal by Andris Mellakauls

Thursday, xx xxxx 2013

08h00 – 09h00

Registration

09h00 – 10h30

Opening of the Conference

09h00 – 09h30

Address by the Serbian President/PM/Minister of Culture

 

Address by the Secretary General of the Council of Europe

09h30 – 10h00

Election of the Chairperson and Vice-Chairpersons of the Conference

 

Adoption of the agenda

 

Address on behalf of the Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe: Armenia

 

Address on behalf of the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe:

 

(Address on behalf of the European Commission)

10h00 – 10h30

Stocktaking – The Road So Far: Council of Europe recent achievements in the field of media and new communication services / information society (report on the CDMC’s activities in the period 2009 – 2011)

10h30 – 11h00

Coffee break

11h00 – 11h30

Stocktaking – The Road Ahead (The future activities of the Council of Europe in the media and information society fields: orientations and priorities)

 

General theme: The Power of the Screen

12h00 – 12h30

Keynote speech:

12h30 – 14h00

Lunch

14h00 – 15h30

Sub-theme 1: Connected Television

Introductory remarks
Statements by ministers
Other remarks
Civil Society response

Sub-theme 2: Media’s public watchdog function
Introductory remarks
Statements by ministers
Other remarks
Civil Society response

15h30 – 16h00

Coffee break

 

16h00 – 17h30

Sub-theme 3: New forms of activism & participation
Introductory remarks
Statements by ministers
Other remarks
Civil Society response

Sub-theme 4: Access to Internet

Introductory remarks
Statements by ministers
Other remarks
Civil Society response

 

Friday, xx xxxx 2013

09h00 – 09h30

Keynote speech – Lord Leveson?

09h30 – 10h30

The Safety of Journalists - a persistent challenge for freedom of expression and information
Panel discussion – Jānis Kārkliņš (UNESCO),

10h30 – 11h00

Coffee break

11h00 – 11h30

Article 10 – state of play & recent developments in CoE member states*

11h30 – 12h00

Reporting back from parallel sessions

12h00 – 13h00

Other business
Adoption by the Ministers of a Political Declaration and other texts

13h00 – 13h15

Closing remarks by the Council of Europe Secretary General and the Serbian Minister of Culture

* Refers to CM Declaration of 13 January 2010