JUFREX Partners and beneficiaries in North Macedonia discuss results and future milestones to advance freedom of expression and media

10 May 2022 Skopje

The Steering Committee of the action “Freedom of expression and freedom of the media in North Macedonia” held its third (hybrid) meeting to tackle achieved results and discuss forthcoming activities with all involved partners and Beneficiaries. The meeting organised in the framework of the joint...

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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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Journalists and lawyers exchange experiences on Strategic Lawsuits against Public Participation

14-16 April 2022 GEVGELIJA

An inter-professional seminar was conducted with journalists and lawyers from North Macedonia to exchange ideas and increase the knowledge on “Strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPPs), comparative experiences and practice to recognize and prevent”. Organised by the Association of...

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Second round of the tutored online courses on “Freedom of expression” and “Protection and safety of journalists” for judges and prosecutors in Serbia

8 April 2022 Online

The second round of the tutored online courses on “Freedom of expression” and “Protection and safety of journalists” for judges and prosecutors in Serbia has started on 8 April 2022. The courses have been prepared in the framework of the joint European Union and Council of Europe’s action on...

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Roundtable with judges and prosecutors Freedom of Expression: defamation and protection of reputation and safety of journalists

17-18 March 2022 Pristina

The joint European Union and Council of Europe action on “Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media (JUFREX)” in co-operation with Academy of Justice organised a two- day roundtable with judges, prosecutors, and lawyers on Freedom of Expression: defamation and protection of reputation and...

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Improving co-operation between journalists and police in North Macedonia, for better accountability and transparency

16 March 2022 Skopje (hybrid event)

The joint European Union and Council of Europe action on Freedom of expression and freedom of the media in North Macedonia (JUFREX), in co-operation with the Association of Journalists of Macedonia (AJM), organised an inter-professional seminar with journalists and representatives of the Ministry...

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Police officers in Serbia trained on protection and safety of journalists

9-10 March 2022 Belgrade

The second training session for police officers on “Protection and safety of journalists” was organised under the joint European Union/Council of Europe action “Freedom of expression and freedom of the media in Serbia (JUFREX 2)”. Its aim was to improve the protection of journalists and other...

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Lecture/workshop with students on Media Literacy

10-11 March 2022 Pristina

The joint European Union and Council of Europe action on “ Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media (JUFREX)” in co-operation with the Independent Media Commission organised a two days lecture/workshop with students on Media Literacy. The activity gathered two different groups of students...

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Training for lawyers in Serbia on freedom of expression

11-12 March 2022 Vrdnik

The second training session for lawyers on “Freedom of expression and freedom of the media” was held on 11 and 12 March 2022, under the joint European Union/Council of Europe action “Freedom of expression and freedom of the media in Serbia (JUFREX 2)” and in co-operation with the Bar Association...

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Online course to help legal professionals in North Macedonia to better protect journalists

25 February 2022 North Maxcedonia

By launching a JUFREX/HELP online course: “Training of legal professionals on Protection and Safety of Journalists” for judges, public prosecutors and lawyers in North Macedonia, the European Union and the Council of Europe have once again demonstrated their support for the protection and safety...

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Mechanisms for media financing in ethnic minority languages discussed with media actors

21 February 2022 Pristina

The joint European Union and Council of Europe action on “Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media (JUFREX)” in co-operation with the Association of Journalists of Kosovo organized the roundtable to discuss specific mechanisms for financing of private media or non -profitable entities that...

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Judges and public prosecutors in North Macedonia expand their knowledge on the freedom of expression and the internet

17-18 February 2022 Ohrid

Approximately 30 judges and public prosecutors attended the cascade training on freedom of expression and freedom of the media, organised by the Academy for judges and public prosecutors of North Macedonia with the support of the joint EU and Council of Europe action of Freedom of expression and...

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Towards European standards: second Focused Committee for legal professionals held in Skopje

10 February 2022 Skopje

Focused Committee of the action “Freedom of expression and freedom of the media in North Macedonia” for legal professionals, held its second hybrid meeting to tackle achieved results and discuss forthcoming activities involving legal professionals. The meeting organised in the framework of the...

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Conference on Data Protection and Freedom of Expression: “Now more Secure”

28 January 2022 Pristina

The EU/CoE Action on Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the media in Kosovo* (JUFREX2) in cooperation with the Agency for Information and Privacy today organised a conference on Data Protection Day and Freedom of Expression on 28 January 2022, marking the International Data Protection Day. The...

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Training on monitoring municipal electoral campaigns in audio-visual media

9-10 December 2021 Pristina

The EU/CoE action on Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the media in Kosovo (JUFREX2) organized a two-day training for Independent Media Commission staff from Monitoring and Analyses and Legal departments on 09-10 December 2021. The training aimed at equipping the Independent Media Commission...

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Guide on Article 17 of the European Convention available in Serbian

Prohibition of abuse of rights

7 December 2021 Online

The “Guide on Article 17 of the European Convention on Human Rights” is part of the series of Case-Law Guides published by the European Court of Human Rights to inform legal practitioners about the fundamental judgments and decisions delivered by the Strasbourg Court. It has been translated...

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Fourth training on protection of journalists for judges and prosecutors in Serbia

2-3 December 2021 Serbia

The fourth training on “Protection and safety of journalists” for judges and prosecutors was organised under the framework of the action “Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media in Serbia (JUFREX)”, implemented within the joint European Union and the Council of Europe programme “Horizontal...

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Publication on media regulatory authorities and media pluralism is now available in Serbian

30 November 2021 Belgrade

The publication “Media regulatory authorities and media pluralism” prepared under the regional action on “Freedom of expression and freedom of the media in South-East Europe (JUFREX)” is now available in Serbian. The publication aims to contribute to a wider understanding of the concept of media...

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Start of the online courses on “Freedom of Expression” and “Protection and Safety of Journalists” for judges and prosecutors in Serbia

23 November 2021 Online

The implementation of the tutored online courses on “Freedom of Expression” and “Protection and Safety of Journalists” for judges and prosecutors in Serbia has started on 23 November 2021. The courses have been prepared in the framework of the joint European Union and Council of Europe’s action...

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Latest developments in the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights on freedom of expression in Bulletin No.3

10 November 2021 Online

The Bulletin on the “Latest developments in the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights on Freedom of Expression” constitutes a unique tool for sharing information on new trends and developments in the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR, the Court), and at the same time,...

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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.

"Everyone has the right to freedom of expression"

Art. 10 European Convention on Human Rights

 

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