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Cooperation activities with Hungary in the media field

23/12/2013 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe has taken the lead in establishing a constructive dialogue with the Hungarian authorities leading to the comprehensive expertise of the media laws by Council of Europe appointed experts, to the negotiation of the co-operation Agreement and the organisation of three...

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Hungarian media legislation

25/07/2013 Strasbourg

Implementation of the law ruling the selection process of a new President of the National Media and Infocommunication Authority / Media Council in accordance with Council of Europe standards Hungarian media legislation: Implementation of the law ruling the selection process of a new President of...

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CoE expertise on Hungarian Media Legislation


Council of Europe experts have provided legal expertise on two Acts adopted by the Hungarian parliament: Act CIV of 2010 on the Freedom of the Press and the Fundamental Rules on Media Content and Act CLXXXV of 2010 on Media Services and Mass Media. Published on 11th May 2012, the expertise...

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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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