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

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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)
 
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Useful links


Committee of Experts on

Rights of Internet Users
(MSI-DUI)

MSI-DUI (2012)02
24/07/2012

1st Meeting - 13 to 14 September 2012 (Strasbourg, Agora, Room G02)

Draft Annotated Agenda

1. Opening of the meeting

The Secretariat will open the meeting and will invite the participants to be introduced in a short tour-de table.

2. Adoption of the agenda

The members of the MSI-DUI are invited to adopt the agenda of the meeting.

3. Elections

The members of the MSI-DUI are invited to elect the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Committee of Experts.

Document: Resolution CM/Res (2011) 24 on intergovernmental committees and subordinate bodies, their terms of reference and working methods.

4. Committee of Ministers decisions and other information by the Secretariat

The Secretariat will inform the members of the MSI-DUI and participants about decisions of the Committee of Ministers and other Council of Europe activities relevant to the mandate of the Expert Committee.

Documents: Resolution CM/Res (2011) 24 on intergovernmental committees and subordinate bodies, their terms of reference and working methods

MSI-DUI Terms of Reference

Internet Governance – Council of Europe Strategy 2012-2015 CM(2011)175 final

Abridged Report of the Consultative Committee of the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with Regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data, 28th Plenary meeting 19-22 June 2012, T-PD (2012) RAP 28 Abr.

Report of the Steering Committee for Human Rights, 75th meeting 19-22 June 2012 CDDH(2012)R75

Draft Preliminary Study on Corporate Social Responsibility in the Field of Human Rights: Existing Standards and Outstanding Issues – document prepared by the Secretariat for the 85th meeting of the CDDH-Bu, 7-8 June 2012 CDDH(2012)012

5. Discussion and examination of issues related to the preparation of a compendium of existing human rights for Internet users

The MSI-DUI members will be invited to reflect on the implementation of its Terms of Reference, notably on the possible content of a compendium of existing human rights for Internet users aimed at helping users understand and exercise their rights when, considering their rights and freedoms have been adversely affected, they communicate with and seek effective recourse from key Internet actors and government agencies.

The members of the MSI-DUI will be also invited to reflect on the working methods as provided for in its Terms of Reference, in particular multi-stakeholder dialogue, permitting to interact with different stakeholder groups, at different stages of the tasks assigned to the MSI-DUI.

Documents: Discussion paper mapping-out issues regarding a Compendium of Rights of Internet Users – by Wolfgang Benedek, University of Graz/UNI-ETC
(MSI-DUI(2012)03 including Appendix I and Appendix II

Internet: case-law of the European Court of Human Rights

Recommendation CM/Rec(2012)3 of the Committee of Ministers to member States on the protection of human rights with regard to search engines
Recommendation CM/Rec(2012)4 of the Committee of Ministers to member States on the protection of human rights with regard to social networking services
Recommendation CM/Rec(2008)6 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on measures to promote the respect for freedom of expression and information with regard to Internet filters

Recommendation Rec(2004)16 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on the right of reply in the new media environment

Declaration by the Committee of Ministers on Internet governance principles

6. Other business

Issues not covered by other items of the agenda should be discussed.

7. Dates of next meeting

The MSI-DUI members will be invited to agree on the dates of its next meeting for 2012.