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


Internet and information society

Internet Governance Forum: building a free and safe Internet

Internet Literacy Website: how to be safe and protect your rights online

Declaration of the Committee of Ministers on Risks to Fundamental Rights stemming from Digital Tracking and other Surveillance Technologies

- Declaration by the Committee of Ministers on the protection of freedom of expression and information and freedom of assembly and association with regard to Internet domain names and name strings

- Recommendation CM/Rec(2011)8 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on the protection and promotion of the universality, integrity and openness of the Internet

- Declaration by the Committee of Ministers on Internet governance principles

- Declaration of the Committee of Ministers on the protection of freedom of expression and freedom of assembly and association with regard to privately operated Internet platforms and online service providers

- 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

Media matters in the cultural contradictions of the “information society” – Towards a human rights-based goverance (2011) by Divina Frau Meigs.

Declaration of the Committee of Ministers on the digital agenda

Declaration of the Committee of Ministers on net neutrality

Declaration of the Committee of Ministers on the management of Internet Protocol adress resources in the public interest

Declaration of the Committee of Ministers on enhanced participation of member states in Internet governance matters – Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 26 May 2010

- Human rights guidelines for online games providers [pdf, 1542KB]

- Human rights guidelines for Internet service providers [pdf, 1599KB]

- Recommendation CM/Rec(2008)6 of the Committee of Ministers on measures to promote the respect for freedom of expression and information with regard to Internet filters

- Recommendation CM/Rec(2007)16 of the Committee of Ministers on measures to promote the public service value of the Internet

- Resolution 1387 (2004) of the Parliamentary Assembly on the monopolisation of the electronic media and possible abuse of power in Italy

- Declaration on freedom of communication on the Internet, adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 28 May 2003

- General report of the European Forum: Internet with a human face – a common responsibility

- Recommendation No. R (2001) 8 of the Committee of Ministers on self-regulation concerning cyber content and its Explanatory Memorandum

- Recommendation 1543 (2001) of the Parliamentary Assembly on racism and xenophobia in cyberspace

- European Forum on Harmful and Illegal Cyber-Content: Self-regulation, User-protection, Media Competence, Strasbourg, 28 November 2001

- Universal Community Service: Access for all to Internet Services at Community Level - General report from a conference in Malta, 2-3 November 1999

- Recommendation No. R (99) 5 for the protection of privacy on the Internet

- Recommendation No. R (97) 19 of the Committee of Ministers on portrayal of violence in the electronic media and its Explanatory Memorandum

Media and information society

- Pan-European Forum on "Human Rights in the Information Society: Responsible Behaviour by Key Actors", Strasbourg, 12-13 September 2005

- Declaration on human rights and the rule of law in the Information Society, adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 13 May 2005

- Highway to democracy – The Council of Europe and the information society (2003)

- Political message from the Committee of Ministers to the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), Geneva, 10-12 December 2003

- Replies to the questionnaire on the democratic potential of the new communication and information services

- Fifty years of media policy in the Council of Europe - A review, by Mr Bernard Mwes

- Resolution 1191 (1999) of the Parliamentary Assembly on information society and a digital world

Media and Council of Europe

- Guarding the watchdog – the Council of Europe and the media (2004)

- Council of Europe activities in the media field

- Resolution 1142 (1997) of the Parliamentary Assembly on parliaments and the media

- Recommendation No. R (92) 19 of the Committee of Ministers on video games with a racist content

- Resolution 937 (1990) of the Parliamentary Assembly on telecommunications: the implications for Europe

- Recommendation 996 (1984) of the Parliamentary Assembly on Council of Europe work relating to the de media

- Resolution 820 (1984) of the Parliamentary Assembly on relations of national parliaments with the media

- Recommendation 582 (1970) of the Parliamentary Assembly on mass communication media and human rights

- Resolution 428 (1970) of the Parliamentary Assembly containing a declaration on mass communication media and human rights

New information technologies

- Recommendation 1586 (2002) of the Parliamentary Assembly on the digital divide and education

- Declaration on a European policy for new information technologies, adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 7 May 1999 (Dec(1999)NTI)

- Recommendation No. R (99) 14 of the Committee of Ministers on universal community service concerning new communication and information services and its Explanatory Memorandum

- Recommendation 1332 (1997) of the Parliamentary Assembly on the scientific and technical aspects of the new information and communications technologies

- Resolution 1120 (1997) of the Parliamentary Assembly on the impact of the new communication and information technologies on democracy

- Recommendation 1314 (1997) of the Parliamentary Assembly on the new technologies and employment

- Recommendation No. R (95) 13 of the Committee of Ministers concerning problems of criminal procedural law connected with information technology

- Recommendation No. R (92) 15 of the Committee of Ministers concerning teaching, research and training in the field of law and information technology and its Explanatory Memorandum

- Resolution 956 (1991) of the Parliamentary Assembly on transfer of technology to countries of Central and Eastern Europe

- Recommendation 1122 (1990) of the Parliamentary Assembly on the revival of the countryside by means of information technology