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

12. The Standing Committee examined, in detail, the revised Explanatory Report to the Convention, taking account of the comments in respect thereof (Document T-TT (2009) 010). The comments concerned the paragraph related to Article 6, paragraph 3, on the prohibition of pornographic material on television. Further to some minor amendments, the Standing Committee agreed to the text of the Explanatory Report as reflected in document T-TT(2009)009rev.

13. The Standing Committee examined its report to the Committee of Ministers on the revision of the ECTT and adopted it further to some minor changes (Document T-TT(2009)011rev).

14. The Committee also addressed the request made by the Committee of Ministers, during the 1048th meeting of their Deputies on 11 and 12 February 2009, “to provide information on the follow up given to Recommendation 1855 (2009) of the Parliamentary Assembly on the regulation of audiovisual media services when submitting an amending protocol to the European Convention on Transfrontier Television”. The Standing Committee adopted the comments as appended hereto (Appendix III).


1 Reference is made to CAHDI’s report of 27 October 2008 “on the consequences of the so-called “disconnection clause” in international law in general and for Council of Europe conventions, containing such a clause, in particular”(Doc CM(2008)164