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
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  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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Forum on Anti-terrorism legislation and its impact on freedom of expression and information

Organised by the Council of Europe, the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, the Institute for Information Law of the University of Amsterdam and hosted by the Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture

Programme

27 May 2009, Reykjavic, Iceland

Chairperson: David Thor Björgvinsson, judge, the European Court of Human Rights

10:00 Opening

10:20 Presentation: Short introduction of the results of the Amsterdam conference – Peter Noorlander, Legal Director, Media Legal Defence Initiative

10:40 Presentation: Council of Europe standards on freedom of expression and information in the context of the fight against terrorsim – Andrew McIntosh, Chairman of the Sub-Committee on the Media, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

11:00 Coffee break

11:30 Panel discussion 1: Latest developments and trends in legislation, their implementation and impact on freedom of expression and information

Moderator: David Thor Björgvinsson, judge, the European Court of Human Rights

Panellists: Aidan White, Director General, International Federation of Journalists

13:00 Lunch

14:30 Working groups: Rendering standards effective: good practices and lessons learned

15:30 Coffee break

16:00 Panel discussion 2: Presentation of the results of the working groups followed by a discussion on how standards on freedom of expression and information and freedom of the media can be better protected and promoted in the context of anti-terror legislation and its implementation

Moderator: William Horsley, Association of European Journalists

Panellists: Hans Verploeg, journalist, the Netherlands

17:00 Summary of findings by the keynote speaker – Peter Noorlander, Legal Director, Media Legal Defence Initiative

17:30 Conclusions by the chairperson