Project news

Moldova Internet User’s Rights and Fundamental Freedoms Day

28.04.2016 Chisinau

The first ever international conference on “The Internet User’s Rights and Fundamental Freedoms Day” in the Republic of Moldova was organised under the Joint Project of the Council of Europe and the European Union “Strengthening the respect for human rights in the implementation of the Republic...

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World Press Freedom Day, 3 May

Council of Europe Secretary General calls on European states to ensure that defamation legislation does not silence the media

02.05.2016 Strasbourg

Strasbourg, 02.05.2016 - On the eve of Press Freedom Day on 3 May, Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland called upon the 47 Council of Europe member states to make sure that their national legislation on defamation does not lead to self-censorship of the media and does not weaken...

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Project Content
Relevant publications and materials

Committee of Ministers Recommendations, Resolutions and Declarations adopted in the Internet Governance field

The Organization has committed to promote Internet governance Recommendations, Declarations and Principles and has called on its member states to uphold them when developing Internet related public policies. It has also encouraged other stakeholders to embrace them in the exercise of their own responsibilities.

Publications developed by the Council of Europe:

The Rule of Law on the Internet and in the Wider Digital World

Brochure on The Council of Europe and the Internet

Maximise rights - Minimise Restrictions leaflet

Project Overview

Status: Active

Duration: The project started in July 2015 and is designed for 18 months.

Geographic coverage: Georgia, Moldova and regional dimension.

Focus Area: To increase awareness and respect for human rights, in particular freedom of expression and private life, in developing the information society in the Republic of Moldova.

Partners: Public officials of the relevant national authorities: Ministry of Information Technology and Communications, Ministry of Education, including teaching staff, e-Government Center, national Internet Service Providers, academia and civil society.

Implementing authority: Council of Europe-Information Society Department, Information Society and Actions against Crime Directorate, Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law and Council of Europe Office in Moldova.

Point of Contact:

Natalia Rusu, Project Officer

Tel.: +373 22 888-911