Committee of experts on protection of journalism and safety of journalists (MSI-JO)

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  Conference of Ministers, Reykjavik - Iceland, 28-29 May 2009
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Strasbourg, May 2004

MM-S-OD(2004)003

 
 

European Forum: Internet with a human face – a common responsibility

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Warsaw, 26-27 March 2004

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General report prepared by Andrea Millwood-Hargrave

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Stowarzyszenie
Konsumentow Polskich

1. Education, Internet literacy & awareness raising: this workshop had a particular emphasis on the role of education in developing a responsible approach to the use of the Internet;

2. Law enforcement, liability of service providers and utility of hotlines: this workshop looked at a variety of regulatory frameworks possible to allow the policing of the Internet space;

3. Ethical issues: how can users be empowered so that the Internet is a force for social and individual good?;

4. Technological measures: what mechanisms can be put in place for a safer surfing environment?

9:30 - 9:30

Coffee and registration

9:30 - 11:00

Opening address form Pawel Jaros, Ombudsman for Children in Poland

Child on the Web - Challenges and opportunities

Plenary session

Welcome & Chair - Janice Richardson, SafeBorders, eLuxembourg

Hanno Hartig, Head of Media, Equality and Minorities Department, DG II, Council of Europe

Human rights and the rule of law in the Information Society

Tor Eigil Hodne, DG Information Society, European Commission

The Safer Internet Programme in an enlarged Europe

Rachel O’Connell, Cyber Research Unit – SafeBorders project, UK

Latest EuroBarometer figures on public attitudes to safer Internet

11:00 - 11:20

Coffee break

11.20 – 13.15

1. Education, Internet literacy and awareness-raising

Chair: Karl Donert, Hope University, UK

Parallel workshops

Serhii Kushch, Professor, Dept. of Information Security, Ukraine: Internet as a tool for the sustainable development of civil society

Bogomil Nikolov, Bulgarian National Consumers Association: Ongoing challenges ahead of Bulgarian Internet users

Lukasz Wojtasik, Nobody’s Children Foundation, Poland: A nationwide social campaign against pedophilia on Internet

Grzegorz Herman, secondary teacher in Poland: Education towards self -awareness - is it the feasible solution?

Dr P. Mentzelou, Technical Ed. Institution, Thessaloniki, Gr: Influence of “Internet-cafés” on teenagers in Thessaloniki

Yulia A. Timofeeva, Max Weber Center, Uni. of Erfurt, Germany: Education, Internet Literacy & Awareness-raising

Mary Louise Morris, Childnet, Raising awareness: Childnet’s 360 degree approach

C. P. Rodríguez González & R. Rodríguez Romero, UCA, Spain: Social Face of the Internet: Educating for Living

Elisabeth Staksrud, Norwegian Board of Film Classification, Education and awareness-raising: the SAFT Project

Isabelle Bréda, CLEMI - French Education Ministry: Educaunet, a critical media education programme

Anne Gilleran, European Schoolnet, Belgium: Learning to Cross the Street. Educational viewpoint on Internet Safety

2. Law enforcement, liability of service providers and utility of hotlines

Chair: Gianluca Esposito, DG I, Council of Europe

John Carr, UK Govt Internet Task Force on Child Protection: Self-Regulation – pros and cons

Valerie Thompson, Senior Researcher ERICA, Belgium: European Children’s Websites

Thomas Rickert, President INHOPE, Germany: INHOPE – an umbrella organisation for European hotlines

Angelo Zappalà, Telefono Azzurro, Italy: The 114 Italian hotline experience

Shereen Meharg, Corporate Responsibility Manager MSN Int. UK: Law Enforcement & Microsoft

Andrzej Adamski, ICT law professor, Poland: Private-public partnership in combating cyber-crime: legal considerations

Osman Gunduz, President Azerbaijan Internet Forum: Legislation and Self-Regulation in Azerbaijan

Vilma Misiukoniene, Dir. Infobalt copyright agency, Lithuania: Combating Cyber Crime in Lithuania

Edvins Karnitis, Commissioner, Latvia Public Utilities Commission: Internet regulation: democracy, liability & sanity

Dusan Babic, Media researcher and Analyst, Media Plan Institute, Bosnia: Global Code of Online Journalism Ethics

Sjoera Nas, Bits of Freedom, NL: The future of freedom of expression on-line - why ISP self-regulation is a bad idea

Michael Rotert, Professor, Director EuroISPA, Germany: Safer Internet: the EuroISPA view

Cristian Perrella, Trust and Safety Manager Europe, eBay International AG, Switzerland: eBay, Trust and Safety

3. Ethical issues, child protection, prevention of human exploitation & discrimination

Chair: Anne-Marie Faradji, DG II, Council of Europe

Vernon Jones, Save the Children, Denmark: Children’s rights in relation to Internet

Maria Keller-Hamela, Nobody's Children Foundation, Poland: Avoiding Internet exploitation

Gemma Holland, Victim Identification Project, Ireland: Identifying and supporting victims

Larisa Vasilyeva, A world without slavery NGO, Russia: A world without trafficking

Ethel Quale, Cork University, Ireland: Who are the offenders?

Suzette Bronkhorst, Sec. Gen. Int. Network against Cyber Hate (INACH), NL: Combating hate speech on Internet

4. Technological watch: spam and anti-virus protection, labeling and filtering
Chair: Ola-Kristian Hoff, lawyer, Norway

Ireneusz Parafjanczuk, Computer Emergency Response Team, Poland: Internet in XXIth century – advantage or danger?

François Thill, Ministry of Economy, Luxembourg: Cyberworld Awareness and Security Enhancement Structure

Konstantinos Chandrinos, Internet Content Filtering Group, Greece: Filtering technology for spam and web content

Phil Archer, Internet Content Rating Association, UK: Labelling & Filtering – the past & future role of ICRA

Aurélien Slodzian: PRINCIP project coordinator, France: Filtering racism on the Internet

Jean-Luc Stehlé, Everbee Chief Scientist, Ecole Centrale, France: Low cost hardware solutions for secure Internet access

Anne Mullins, Contents Standards Manager, Vodafone Global Content Services, UK: Mobile phones & children

13:15 - 14:30

Lunch

14.30 – 16.00

Parallel workshops

The Way Forward: Workshops continue on the four above-mentioned themes with panel discussions, presentations and round-table debates. See detailed workshop programs here-below.

16.00 – 16.20

Coffee break

Plenary session round-table

East meets west to create a safer online environment

Moderator: Tomasz Kulisiewicz, Poland

Introduction: Chris Marsden, Self-regulation.info, Oxford University, UK

Ann Davison from the European Economic and Social Committee and Elizabeth Staksrud from the Norwegian Board of Film Classification highlight best practice and debate the issue of self-regulation or co-regulation with Vilma Misiukoniené representing the Lithuanian ICT industry, Larisa Efimova, consultant of the Legal Department of the State Duma, Russia, and Pawel Jaros, the Ombudsman for Children in Poland.

17.50 – 18.00

Summary closing remarks from rapporteur:

Andrea Millwood Hargrave, UK

19.30 – 23.00

Royal Castle visit, cocktail and gala dinner

9.15 – 9.50

Welcome: Ewa Kubis, V-P, Polish Office for Competition and Consumer Protection

Protection of consumer interest on Internet

Plenary session

Lars Lööf, Senior Advisor & head of Children’s Unit, Council of Baltic Sea States

Preparing for tomorrow: Child protection, legislation & pan-European cooperation to address challenges and emerging threats raised by increased use of new media

9.50 – 11.00

Workshop 3: Empowerment, protection and transmission of values to meet the challenges of the cyberworld

Workshop reports

Workshop 2: Protection of Internet users: sharing the responsibilities and defining roles for policing the cyberworld

11.00 – 11.15

Coffee break

11.15 – 12.30

Workshop 1: Promoting awareness, shared commitment and a balanced approach to Internet safety: the role of education systems

Workshop reports

Workshop 4: Technological mechanisms and measures for a safer surfing environment: contribution of filtering, rating and labeling systems

12.30 – 13.15

Moderator: Pall Thorhallsson, Media Division, Council of Europe

Establishing a network for the future

Plenary session

round-table

Discussion & development of a common action plan with input from national, pan-European and international organizations; chaired by Council of Europe and SafeBorders consortium.

13.30

Closure of conference

Albania

Kolami

Olsi

Journalist  

Bistri

Idar

Legal Counsellor of the Parliamentary Committee for Mass Media

Armenia

Zakaryan

Tigran

Yerevan State University

Austria

Spoeck

Hubert

PA Innsbruck  

Wieser

Reinhard

PA Innsbruck  

Azerbaijan  

Gunduz

Osman

Azerbaijan Internet Forum

Belarus  

Miniukovich

Katsiaryna

Project of the Government of Belarus and UNDP  

Belgium  

Chapel

Michel

Communauté française, Cabinet du Ministre C. Dupont  

Thompson

Valerie

ERICA  

Banciu

Daiana Ligia

European Inter-University Centre in Human Rights and Democratisation

De Theux

Paul

Média Animation  

Franssen

Eric

Ministère de la Communauté française de Belgique  

Gilleran

Anne

European Schoolnet  

Rotert

Michael

EuroISPA EEIG  

Bosnia-Herzegovina  

Babic

Dusan

Media Consultant

Bulgaria  

Nikolov

Bogomil

Bulgarian National Consumers Association  

Stoyanova

Nelly

 Ministry of Transport and Communications

Croatia  

Vidovic

Gordana

Ministry of European Integration  

Czech Republic  

Pavlík

Karel

Consumers Defence Association of the Czech Republic (SOS)  

Pospisilova

Jindriska

National Library of the Czech Republic  

Denmark  

Jones

Vernon

Save the Children  

Pihl

Marianne

Save the Children

Estonia  

Teller

Siim

Tele2 Eesti AS  

Finland  

Hautala-Kajos

Kristina

Ministry of Education and Culture

France

Breda

Isabelle

CLEMI - French Ministry of Education  

Slodzian

Aurélien

PRINCIP  

Stehlé

Jean-Luc

Everbee Networks  

Georgia  

Garsevanishvili

Grigori

IT Development Center

Solomonishvili

Marine

Center Lea & International Foundation  

Esadze

Londa

Independent Board of Advisors (IBA) of the Parliament of Georgia

Darbaidze

Eka

 National Unesco Commission

Germany  

Bacha

Slim Florian

GMK  

Kerschbaumer

Dagmar

GMK  

Rickert

Thomas

INHOPE Association  

Timofeeva

Yulia

Max Weber Center, University of Erfurt

Greece

Alevritou Goulielmou

Helen

EKPIZO (Consumer Association – The quality of life)

Chandrinos

Konstantinos

IIT - NCSR "Demokritos"  

Mentzelou

Paraskevi

Technological and educational institution of Thessaloniki (T.E.I.)

Hungary  

Tamas

Pall

Hungarian Academy of Sciences Institute of Sociology

Ireland  

Holland

Gemma

Victim Identification Project

Quayle

Ethel

Cork University

Italy

Amendola

Antonio

AGCOM  

Capelli

Francesca

Journalist, ragazzinet.it  

Conte

Elvira

EnAIP Puglia  

De Ioris

Mario

Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministers  

Galli

Laura

Adiconsum-Italian Association for Consumer Protection  

Grassi

Cinzia

Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministers  

Ljungdahl

Johan

Telefono Azzurro

Russo

Vincenzo

Telefono Azzurro

Setti

Cristina

Telefono Azzurro

Carstensen

Dieter

Save the Children

Zappalà

Angelo

Telefono Azzurro  

Latvia  

Karnitis

Edvins

Public Utilities Commission  

Ozolins

Helmuts

Information Society Bureau of Latvia  

Penka

Janis

Club for the Protection of Consumer Interests

Lithuania  

Misiukoniene

Vilma

Infobalt association  

Prokopchik

Marija

Institute of Libraries and Information, Vilnius University  

Luxembourg

Hoffmann

Alain

SafeBorders

Richardson

Janice

SafeBorders  

Thill

Francois

Ministry of Economy  

"the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"

Skerlev-Cakar

Andriana

Broadcasting Council

Moldova

Vitalie

Chiperi

State University of Moldova  

Netherlands  

Bronkhorst

Suzette

International Network Against Cyber Hate (INACH)  

Boersma

Willem

Integral  

Nas

Sjoera

Bits of Freedom (NL NGO)

Verbeek

Ronald

Ministry of Economic Affairs  

Wintermans

Vincent

Netherlands National Commission for Unesco  

van Houts

Anthony

 

Norway

Kirksaether

Jorgen

SAFT project

Staksrud

Elisabeth

SAFT project

Saetre

Marit

SAFT project

Hoff

Ola-Kristian

Advokatredet / Lawnest  

Poland

Luba - Krolik

Beata

International - Service Teacher Training Centre  

Chlebowski

Tomasz

Research and Academic Computer Network  

Gorniak

Slawomir

Research and Academic Computer Network  

Kijewski

Piotr

Research and Academic Computer Network  

Lewandowski

Józef

 

Parafjanczuk

Ireneusz

Research and Academic Computer Network  

Pawel

Jaros

Ombudsman for Children

Rokicki

Pawel

Association of Polish Consumers  

Anacki

Krzysztof

Institute of Computer Science Polish Academy of Sciences  

Adamski

Andrzej

Nicholas Copernicus University, Faculty of Law and Adminstration, Toruñ, Poland  

Adamczuk

Agnieszka

Ombudsman for Children in Poland Office  

Baranowska

Maria

Research and Academic Computer Network  

Jakubowicz

Karol

Council of Europe's Steering Committee on the Mass Media

Dziedzic

Beata

University of Zielona Gora  

Gajewska

Monika

Research and Academic Computer Network  

Herman

Grzegorz

CK Norwid Secondary School  

Izdebski

Zbigniew

University of Zielona Góra  

Krauzowicz

Marcin

Ombudsman for Children in Poland Office  

Kaminska

Agata

Research and Academic Computer Network  

Keller-Hamela

Maria

Nobodys Children Foundation  

Komorowski

Tomasz

Polish National Commission for UNESCO  

Kozlowski

Maciej

Research and Academic Computer Network  

Kubis

Eva

Polish Office for Competition and Consumer Protection

Kulisiewicz

Tomasz

 

Lubniewska

Magdalena

Research and Academic Computer Network  

Maj

Miroslaw

Research and Academic Computer Network  

Marzec

Marek

Research and Academic Computer Network  

Modzelewska

Renata

 

Orlowski

Tomasz

Polish National Commission for UNESCO  

Osoliñski

Dominik

Association of Polish Consumers  

Piechocki

Artur

Research and Academic Computer Network  

Pluskwa

Kamil

 

Przybylski

Przemyslaw

Ombudsman for Children in Poland Office  

Przechrzta

Maciej

University of Zielona Góra  

Przemyslaw

Jaroszewski

Research and Academic Computer Network  

Rokicka

Grazyna

Association of Polish Consumers  

Rywczynska

Anna

Research and Academic Computer Network  

Silicki

Krzysztof

Research and Academic Computer Network  

Spiewak

Jakub

KIDPROTECT Foundation  

Stanczak

Piotr

Research and Academic Computer Network  

Trampczynska

Maria

Research and Academic Computer Network  

Turowski

Zbigniew

University of Zielona Góra  

Wach

Mariusz

Ombudsman for Children in Poland Office  

Weso³owska

Aleksandra

Association of Polish Consumers  

Wojtasik

Lukasz

Nobodys Children Foundation

Ziolkowska

Maria

Research and Academic Computer Network  

Portugal

Verdelho

Pedro

Penal Investigation Dept.

Romania  

Rodica - Roxana

Anghel

Romanian Audiovisual Council

Maxim

Tudor

A.B.U.S.E. – Association for the Good Use of Electronic Services  

Tuchel

Daniela

Journalist, Libertatea newspaper  

Russia  

Efimova

Larisa

Legal Department of the State Duma

Samokvalov

Alexey

Director of the National Center of TV and Radio Research

Trushina

Irina

National Library of Russia  

Vasilyeva

Larisa

"Women" Non Governmental Organisation

Serbia and Montenegro  

Vukovic

Verica

Antipiracy organisation of Serbia and Montenegro

Slovenia  

Dolenc

Tomi

Project co-ordinator ARNES

Spain

Quintana

Nuria

FCR

Rodríguez González

Carmen Pilar

University of Cadiz  

Rodríguez Romero

Raquel

University of Cadiz  

Tiago

Manuel

FCR

Sweden  

Johanson

Anders

National Post and Telecom Agency  

Lööf

Lars

Council of the Baltic Sea States

Switzerland  

Perrella

Cristian

eBay international  

Turkey  

Caylak

Nihat

Radio and Television Supreme Council  

United Kingdom

Lockett

Shelley

Liverpool Hope University College

Millwood Hargrave

Andrea

Millwood Hargrave ltd.  

O'Connell

Rachel

University of Central Lancashire

Allen

Don

CW E-Media  

Archer

Phil

ICRA  

Arcus

Sebastian

Hope University

Carr

John

NCH  

Coles

Julian

BBC  

Donert

Karl

Liverpool Hope University College

Marsden

Christopher

Selfregulation.info PCMLP  

Meharg

Shereen

Microsoft  

Truman

Nick

British Telecom  

Morris

MaryLouise

Childnet International  

Mullins

Annie

Vodafone Global Products Content Servcies  

Navidi

Ute

ChildLine  

Ukraine  

Kasyanov

Sergiy

National Aerospace University Solidarian Union  

Kurchenko

Yana

NGO "Bukovinian Independent Alliance" Internet Solutions Company "O2 Project"  

Kushch

Serhii

Physic – Technical Institute of the National Technical University of Ukraine

Pustelnyk

Lyudmyla

"Prosvita"

United States

Aftab

Parry

WiredSafety.org

European Union

Hodne

Tor Eigil

DG Information Society

Davison

Ann

EU Economic and Social Committee

Council of Europe

Hartig

Hanno

DG II

Esposito

Gianluca

DG I

Faradj

Anne-Marie

DG II

Thorhallsson

Pall

DG II

1 For further details see www.safer-internet.net

2 For a factsheet see www.coe.int/T/E/NGO/Public/Factsheet_trafficking

3 See www.europa.eu.int/iap

4 europa.eu.int/information_society/programmes/iap/ docs/pdf/reports/eurobarometer_survey.pdf

5 http://www.selfregulation.info/

6 See www.safer-internet.net

7 See www.safer-internet.net

8 See www.safer-internet.net

9 http://europa.eu.int/information_society/programmes/iap/docs/pdf/programmes/workprgm/work_programme_2003_04_en.pdf

10 See www.safer-internet.net