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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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The second edition of the online course on Freedom of expression is now available in Albanian, Bosnian, Macedonian, Montenegrin and Serbian

29 March 2021 Strasbourg

The course, initially developed in 2016 by joint European Union and Council of Europe project, has been brought to-date with the latest case-law in this field, become more interactive and visually advanced within the framework of the European Union and Council of Europe joint action: “Freedom of...

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1st workshop for the Police officers in Montenegro

12 March 2020 Budva

Safety of journalists is one of the key elements of the Action "Freedom of expression and freedom of the media in Montenegro (JUFREX)". In order to ensure proper implementation of relevant Council of Europe standards, JUFREX will work with judicial representatives and police officers and build...

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First Steering Committee of “Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media in Montenegro (JUFREX 2)”

13 September 2019 Montenegro

First Steering Committee of joint European Union and Council of Europe Action “Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media in Montenegro (JUFREX 2)” has been successfully organised. The meeting brought together representatives of the Government, judiciary, police, broadcasting regulator,...

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Coordination meeting between EU funded media projects in Western Balkans and Media Days

11-13 September 2019 Podgorica

Back to back to the EU/Western Balkan Media Days, European Union has organised a meeting between representatives of EU funded regional projects and representatives of European Union delegation in charge of media. “The follow-up to the joint EU/CoE programme JUFREX is conceived to promote freedom...

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Study visit to the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights for lawyers of the South-East Europe region

23 April 2019 Strasbourg

Within the scope of the Joint Project “Reinforcing Judicial Expertise on Freedom of Expression and the Media in South-East Europe (JUFREX)” co-funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe and implemented by the Council of Europe, a study visit to the CoE and the ECtHR for lawyers from...

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Roundtable on the Draft Law on Amendments to the Law on National Public Broadcasting Radio-Television of Montenegro (RTCG)

8 March 2019 Podgorica

After preparation of JUFREX comprehensive analysis of media sector and providing legal opinions to two Draft media laws – Draft Law on Media and Draft Law on National Public Broadcaster (RTCG), the Council of Europe (CoE) and European Union (EU) have continued support to the reform process in...

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Lectures on Freedom of Expression at the Faculty of Political Sciences

11 December 2018 Podgorica

Under the Joint EU/CoE Programme “Reinforcing Judicial Expertise on Freedom of Expression and the Media in South-East Europe (JUFREX)” two lectures were organized at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Podgorica: Media and minors and Right to information. The lectures were delivered by Dr Jelena...

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Training on freedom of expression and freedom of the media for judges and prosecutors

29-30 November 2018 Budva

Under the joint EU/CoE programme “Reinforcing Judicial Expertise on Freedom of expression and the media in South-East Europe (JUFREX)”, the Center for Training in Judiciary and State Prosecution has organized Training for judges and prosecutors on freedom of expression and the media held on 29-30...

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Closing conference organised by the Regional Platform for advocating media freedom and journalists’ safety

22-23 November 2018 Podgorica

On 22-23 November 2018, in Podgorica, Montenegro, the Regional Platform for advocating media freedom and journalists’ safety has organised a closing conference. The Regional Platform is a network of journalist associations and media trade unions in Western Balkans countries established in January...

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Interprofessional round-table on Media reporting on judicial proceedings

16 Novembre 2018 Podgorica

The Joint EU/CoE Programme “Reinforcing Judicial Expertise on Freedom of Expression and the Media in South-East Europe (JUFREX)” has organised an interpofessional round-table on Media reporting on judicial proceedings that took take place on 16 November 2018, in Podgorica, Montenegro. The event...

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Lecture in Podgorica, Montenegro on “The Freedom of Expression – Rights and Responsibilities of Journalists in line with the European Convention on Human Rights“

5 November 2018 Podgorica

Within the joint European Union / Council of Europe programme "Reinforcing Judicial Expertise on Freedom of Expression and the Media in South-East Europe (JUFREX)", and in the cooperation with the Faculty of Political Science, the Council of Europe has organised a lecture: “The Freedom of...

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Training for lawyers on freedom of expression and freedom of the media in Podgorica, Montenegro

6-7 November 2018 Podgorica

The joint European Union / Council of Europe programme "Reinforcing Judicial Expertise on Freedom of Expression and the Media in South-East Europe (JUFREX)" in cooperation with the Bar Association of Montenegro has organised a Training for lawyers on freedom of expression and freedom of the...

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Training for journalists in Montenegro: Freedom of Expression and Right to Privacy. Rights and responsibilities of journalists

13-14 October 2018 Petrovac, Montenegro

In the framework of the joint EU/CoE Project “Reinforcing Judicial Expertise on Freedom of Expression and the Media in South-East Europe (JUFREX)”, the Council of Europe and the Association of professional journalists of Montenegro have organized the Training for journalists: Freedom of...

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Public presentation of the Media sector inquiry in Montenegro

5 April 2018 Podgorica, Montenegro

The JUFREX project has organised on 5 April 2018 in Podgorica a Public presentation of the Media sector inquiry in Montenegro. The inquiry provides a comprehensive analysis of the media sector in Montenegro, including the assessment of impact and consequences of different regulative mechanisms...

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Kick-off meeting - media sector inquiry, Montenegro

12 September 2017 Podgorica

In the presence of Mr. Aleksandar Andrija Pejović, Minister, Ministry of European Affairs, Montenegro, and H.E. Ambassador Aivo Orav, Head of Delegation of the European Union to Montenegro, more than 80 participants from Ministers, journalists and media actors took part to the kick off meeting of...

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Signing of the Grant Agreement in Podgorica, Montenegro (JUFREX)

27 April 2017 Podgorica

Signing of the Grant Agreement between the European Union and the Council of Europe joint programme "Reinforcing Judicial Expertise on Freedom of Expression and the Media in South-East Europe (JUFREX)" and the Centre for training in judiciary and state prosecution service, Montenegro took place...

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“European standards and best practices in relation to hate speech and the protection of minors” regional conference

7-8 July 2016 Petrovac

A regional conference entitled “European standards and best practices in relation to hate speech and the protection of minors” was held on 7-8 July 2016, in Petrovac, Montenegro. The goal of the conference was the promotion of regional cooperation in the fight against hate speech and the...

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Presentation of the new Code of Ethics of Montenegrin Journalists

21 April 2016

A press conference devoted to the presentation of the new Code of Ethics of Montenegrin Journalists was organised on 21 April 2016 in Podgorica, Montenegro by the Office of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, the OSCE Mission to Montenegro, the Council of Europe, the Media Council...

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