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Round table on the “Professional media regulation: European Standards, Practice and Perspectives for Georgia”

18 July 2022 Georgia

The Council of Europe organised a round table discussion on the “Professional media regulation: European Standards, Practice and Perspectives for Georgia”. Online discussions involved the representatives of various media and civil society organisations active in the field of media and aimed at...

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Seminar on “Freedom of Expression standards and professional media regulation: Council of Europe and EU practices”

14-15 July 2022 Georgia

A seminar on “Freedom of Expression standards and professional media regulation: Council of Europe and EU practices” was organised by the Council of Europe in cooperation with the Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee of the Parliament of Georgia. The 2-day hybrid-format event brought...

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Workshop on the Council of Europe Convention on Access to Official Documents (Tromso Convention) took place

7-8 April 2022 Online

The Council of Europe in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice of Georgia organised a workshop gathering representatives of 15 Government institutions. The workshop participants primarily discussed the European Court of Human Rights case-law related to access to information, as well as the...

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Workshop on “Freedom of Expression and Audiovisual Services” organised for the staff of the Parliament of Georgia

27-28 March 2022 Hybrid format

In cooperation with the Parliament of Georgia the Council of Europe held the workshop on “Freedom of Expression and Audiovisual Services”. The workshop created platform for discussing the requirements of Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and relevant case-law. During...

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Media Talk on Gender Sensitive Coverage

22 February 2022 Online

On 22 February 2022, “Media Talk: How (not) to cover? - gender sensitive issues” was organized in cooperation with the Charter of Journalistic Ethics of Georgia. The event was supported by the Embassy of Norway to Georgia and the Norwegian Press Complaints Commission and was aimed at providing...

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Online conference on “Georgian Language and Linguistic Diversity on the internet”

21 February 2022 Online

On 21 February 2022, an online conference on “Georgian Language and Linguistic Diversity on the internet” was organized in cooperation with the Internet Society of Georgia (ISOC) and the Committee of Education and Science of Parliament of Georgia. The event brought together the representatives of...

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GEORGIA: Online trainings on AI and data protection

2 February 2022 Georgia

The staff members of national data protection authority, State Inspector’s Service of Georgia (SIS) were trained in Artificial Intelligence and Personal Data in December 2021 and January 2022. The online trainings were delivered by the CoE expert in the field of Artificial Intelligence and Data...

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Launch of the Project Action in the field of Artificial Intelligence and Personal Data Protection

13 December 2021 Online

On 7 December 2021, the Council of Europe Project “Strengthening Media Freedom, Internet Governance and Personal Data Protection” SMIP-GE launched the Project Action in the field of Artificial Intelligence and Personal Data Protection, which will be implemented in cooperation with the State...

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Cooperation between the Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee of the Parliament of Georgia and the Georgian Internet Governance Forum (GeoIGF)

3 December 2021 Tbilisi

The Memorandum of Cooperation between the Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee of the Parliament of Georgia and the Georgian Internet Governance Forum (GeoIGF) was signed on 30 November 2021 in Tbilisi, Georgia. The ceremony of the signature of the Memorandum of Cooperation took place at...

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7th Internet Governance Forum – GeoIGF 2021

1 December 2021 Tbilisi

An annual conference “The 7th Internet Governance Forum – GeoIGF 2021” was held in Tbilisi, Georgia on 30 November and 1 December with the support of the Council of Europe. The 2-day conference was held in hybrid format and hosted 10 thematic panel discussions, each focusing on key challenges and...

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Call for Tender - Purchase of consultancy services in the field of algorithmic solutions and human rights

6 September 2021 Online

The Council of Europe announces the tender for purchase of consultancy services in the field of algorithmic solutions and human rights (focus on privacy rights and personal data protection) - Georgia. (tender for consultants with international expertise) Tender file Act of Engagement How to...

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Purchase of consultancy services (international expertise) in the field of Media and Freedom of Expression

6 September 2021 Online

The Council of Europe announces the tender for purchase of consultancy services in the field of Media and Freedom of Expression in Georgia. The tender is announced for consultants with international expertise. The tender involves 5 lots: Lot 1: Safety of journalists and fight against impunity Lot...

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Georgia: “Media Talks: How(not) to cover?” kicked off

1 June 2021 Online

On 27 May 2021 the series of webinars “Media Talks: How(not) to cover?” kicked off in Georgia. The series of webinars are organised by the Council of Europe in cooperation with the Charter of Journalistic Ethics of Georgia (Press Council). Up to 10 short webinars will be broadcast live on the...

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New Council of Europe Project “Strengthening Media freedom, Internet governance and Personal data protection in Georgia” launched

9 February 2021 Strasbourg

On 1 February 2021, the Council of Europe has started implementation of the new Project “Strengthening Media Freedom, Internet Governance and Personal Data Protection in Georgia”. The Project will be implemented for 24 months and is funded by the voluntarily contributions of donors in the...

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HELP online course on Data Protection and Privacy Rights launched in Georgia

17 November 2020 Online

The Council of Europe launched the online Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) course on Personal Data Protection and Privacy Rights in Georgia. The course will familiarise up to 30 staff members of various State Institutions, including the Ministry of Internal Affairs of...

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ECHR case-law related to privacy and data protection - guidance for the State Inspector’s Service in Georgia

18-19 September 2020 Telavi

The two-day training, in the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights related to privacy and data protection has gathered 20 participants from various departments of the State Inspector’s Service (national data protection authority). During the training, the participants received...

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Information meetings for regional TV and radio managers

9 September 2020 Strasbourg

On 8-9 September, the Council of Europe organised two information meetings for the managers of the regional TV and radio outlet managers supported by the Communications Commission (regulatory body) and the Alliance of Regional Media Outlets of Georgia. The meetings aimed at sharing information...

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Workshop on Communications and Working Strategy for the Charter of Journalistic Ethics of Georgia

4 September 2020 Strasbourg

On 25-26 August, the Council of Europe organised a two-day workshop for the Charter of Journalistic Ethics – the media self-regulatory body of Georgia. The event was opened by the Head of the Council of Europe Office in Georgia, Natalia Voutova, and the Executive Director of the Charter of...

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Resolution on child online safety, supported by the Council of Europe, entered into force

4 September 2020 Strasbourg

On 1 September, Resolution on the adoption of the regulations for publishing online information that poses a threat to the child entered into force. The Resolution has been adopted by the Communications Commission of Georgia (regulatory body) with the expert assistance on behalf of the Council of...

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Workshop for representatives of regional media: Media regulations during electoral processes – international and domestic standards

31 July 2020 Batumi

International and domestic standards related to media coverage during elections were discussed at the workshop in Batumi Regional media representatives discussed various aspects of media coverage during elections at the workshop “Media regulations during electoral process – international and...

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Following the decision of the Committee of Ministers on 16 March 2022 the Russian Federation is no longer a member of the Council of Europe. The website will be updated as soon as possible to take account of this development.

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