|Steering Committee (CDMSI)|
|Bureau of the Committee (CDMSI-BU)|
|Former Steering Committee (CDMC)|
Former Bureau of the Committee
|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)|
|Legal and Human Rights Capacity Building|
|FORMER GROUPS OF SPECIALISTS|
|Rights of Internet Users|
|Public Service Media Governance|
|Protection Neighbouring Rights of Broadcasting Organisations|
|Public service Media|
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)|
|Committee of Ministers texts|
|Parliamentary Assembly texts|
Freedom of expression and information
Article 10 of the European Convention of Human Rights
The Council of Europe organises a roundtable and invites international institutions and media freedom organisations in order to identify ways of better addressing severe human rights violations against journalists.
Key questions will be:
More to come soon.
Ministerial conference in Belgrade discussed freedom of expression and Internet freedom in Europe
Ministers responsible for Media and Information Society from the 47 Council of Europe member states met in Belgrade on 7 and 8 November 2013 to discuss how to improve the protection of freedom of expression in Europe.
Promote gender equality in the media
The Deputies adopted a recommendation on gender equality and media in which they recommend that the governments of member States adopt adequate policies to create the appropriate conditions under which the media can promote gender equality as a fundamental principle of their activities and institutional organisation in the new multidimensional media environment.
Recommendation CM/Rec(2013)1 of the Committee of Ministers to member States on gender equality and media (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 10 July 2013 at the 1176th meeting of the Ministers’ Deputies)
Now also available in Russian
On the same topic, see also the Conference of the Council of Europe Gender Equality Commission "Media and the Image of Women" (Amsterdam, 4-5 July 2013)
See previous news
5th meeting of the Bureau of the Steering Committee on Media and Information Society. Strasbourg, 19-20 March
Towards our goal to promote freedom of expression and information and freedom of the media in line with the Council of Europe standards, the co-operation activities in the media field include legal expertises, training programmes, seminars, conferences and other events with the participation mainly of public officials, media professionals and civil society.
“Without freedom of expression and the right to impart and receive information and ideas, democracy becomes, at best relative, but at worst, a figment of collective imagination..." Read here the entire intervention by Jan Malinowski, at the Conference