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New Guidelines for the Development of Media Information Literacy Policy in Bosnia and Herzegovina

23 November 2022 Online

The “Guidelines for the Development of Media Information Literacy Policy in Bosnia and Herzegovina” identifies key principles and defines guidelines to prepare a media information literacy (MIL) programme and its implementation in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It offers a vision of the way ahead,...

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Guidelines on Strategic Development of the Informal Network of Media and Information Literacy in Bosnia and Herzegovina

23 November 2022 Online

The launch of the Informal Network of actors in the field of Media and Information Literacy (MIL) in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2019 represents an important step toward a systemic approach for the development and promotion of media and information literacy in the country. While the network has...

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Focus group: Strategic development of the Media Literacy Network in Bosnia and Herzegovina

22 September 2022 Online

For the purpose of developing a strategic paper aimed at improving the organisational structure and functioning of the Media Literacy Network in Bosnia and Herzegovina, a focus group was organised on 21 September 2022. The focus group was attended by various members of the Media Literacy Network,...

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First Steering Committee Meeting of the 'Enhancing institutional capacities on freedom of expression and information in Bosnia and Herzegovina (EFEX)' project

15 September 2022 Sarajevo

The first Steering Committee meeting of the project 'Enhancing institutional capacities on freedom of expression and information in Bosnia and Herzegovina (EFEX)' was held on 12 September 2022 in Sarajevo. The meeting was attended by representatives of relevant state and entity ministries and...

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Call for tenders: consultancy services under the project ‘Enhancing Freedom of expression and access to information in Bosnia and Herzegovina'

18 July 2022 Online

The Council of Europe is currently implementing a project on ‘Enhancing freedom of expression and freedom of access to information in Bosnia and Herzegovina (EFEx)’, funded through the voluntary contribution of Sweden, through the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). The...

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MEDIA AND GENDER - Towards a balanced gender representation and participation in the media in Bosnia and Herzegovina

15 July 2022 Online

The Study on ‘Media and Gender: Towards a balanced gender representation and participation in the media in Bosnia and Herzegovina’ serves as basis for the development of media and information literacy (MIL) interventions in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Study focuses on two conceptual pillars,...

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Cascade training on whistle blowers protection for Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina lawyers

24-25 May 2022 Konjic

Lawyers from Sarajevo, Tuzla, Mostar, Konjic, Živinice and Gornji Vakuf - Uskoplje participated in a two-day cascade training on whistle-blower protection and in relation to the protection of freedom of expression in the justice system of Bosnia and Herzegovina, that includes understanding and...

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A new publication to promote the implementation of European MIL standards in domestic institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina

9 May 2022 Online

A study on „Implementing European and International Standards on Media and Information Literacy in various domestic institutions” was developed as a contribution to enhancing awareness among media and information (MIL) stakeholders in Bosnia and Herzegovina, on best practices in Council of Europe...

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Cascade training on hate speech for Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina lawyers

19-20 April 2022 Sarajevo

Lawyers from Sarajevo, Tuzla, Bugojno, Bihać and Zenica participated in a two-day cascade training on hate speech, which included the application of the European standards established by the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) as well as in the practice of the European Court of Human...

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Council of Europe continues to work on strengthening media and information literacy in Bosnia and Herzegovina

21 February 2022 Online

In order to review the progress made so far, present the project’s key highlights of 2021 and discuss the challenges and opportunities, the Second Board Meeting of the project Media and information literacy: for human rights and more democracy (MIL) was held on 21 February 2022, in an online...

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Research study on Media Habits of Adults in Bosnia and Herzegovina presented

1 November 2021 Online

On 27 October 2021, a webinar was organised during which key results and findings of the research study on ‘Media Habits of Adults in Bosnia and Herzegovina’ were presented and discussed. The study presents key findings and marks the first comprehensive and statistically representative research...

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Media and Information Literacy Fair in Bosnia and Herzegovina

31 October 2021 Online

In light of European Commission's ‘European Media Literacy Week’ and other similar global and national initiatives, Media and Information Literacy Days in BiH - a campaign taking place between 24-31 October 2021 was launched by the Communications Regulatory Authority of Bosnia and Herzegovina,...

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Cascade training on hate speech for judges, prosecutors, and police representatives of Republika Srpska

23 October 2021 Teslić

Cascade training on hate speech for the judiciary and police members of Republika Srpska gathered 16 participants. Training on criminal-law aspects of hate speech has been conducted through the discussion on international framework in Bosnia and Herzegovina, a two-track approach of European Court...

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Cascade training on defamation for judges of Republika Srpska

21 October 2021 Teslic

Judges and legal advisors from Republika Srpska (RS), participated in a two-day cascade training on the application of the The Law on Protection against Defamation in the judiciary system of Bosnia and Herzegovina, including understanding and application of European standards as set up by...

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Kick-off event of an online course for legal professionals on freedom of expression in Bosnia and Herzegovina

21 September 2021 Online

First online course for legal professionals on freedom of expression, that will be tutored by Council of Europe expert and judge at the Supreme Court of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Svjetlana Milišić Veličkovski, is now available for 15 participants – judges and prosecutors from Bosnia...

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The role of the media regulatory authorities in the Western Balkans in the new media paradigms

14 September 2021 Budva

In order to discuss and exchange views on the role of the media regulatory authorities in the new media paradigms, a Regional Conference was organised with the participation of media regulatory authorities from the region. This Conference allowed regulators from the region to share their...

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New online course on Protection and Safety of Journalists is now available in Albanian, Bosnian, Macedonian, Montenegrin and Serbian

19 April 2021 Strasbourg

The course was developed by the Council of Europe Information Society Department, in cooperation with HELP Programme (Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals) within the framework of the action “Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media in South-East Europe (JUFREX 2)” implemented...

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Multidisciplinary webinar on the topic of intersection of responsible journalism and free access to information in Bosnia and Herzegovina

16 March 2021 Online

A multidisciplinary seminar on the topic of intersection of responsible journalism and free access to information in Bosnia and Herzegovina was held on 4 March 2021 in a webinar format. The goal of the event was to open the dialogue between media professionals, judiciary and government officials...

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Cascade training on hate speech for judges and prosecutors of Republika Srpska

14 December 2020 Strasbourg

Cascade training on hate speech for the judiciary and police members of Republika Srpska gathered 15 participants. Training on criminal-law aspects of hate speech has been conducted through the discussion on international framework in Bosnia and Herzegovina, a two-track approach of the European...

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Cascade training on defamation for judges and prosecutors of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

14 December 2020 Strasbourg

Judges and prosecutors from Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBIH), participated in a cascade training on the application of the The Law on Protection against Defamation in the judiciary system. The participants were trained on defamation through the case-law of the European Court of Human...

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