Under the supervision of the CDMSI, drawing upon the existing Council of Europe standards and the relevant case-law of the European Court of Human Rights, the MSI-REF will prepare a standard-setting proposal on election communication and media coverage of electoral campaigns.

The MSI-REF committee will also work on guiding principles for media and communication governance in order to address the shift from established channels to social networks and of related risks (manipulation of public opinion, lack of public trust, information disorder).

meetings meetings

  The public consultation on the draft text of the Committee of Ministers recommendation on principles for media and communication governance is open from 8 July to 10 August 2021.

The draft text was prepared by one of the CDMSI’s subordinate bodies - the Committee of Experts on Media Environment and Reform (MSI-REF). The experts will review all comments received and finalise the draft, ahead of its review by the CDMSI and submission to the Committee of Ministers for eventual adoption.

Draft recommendation of the Committee of Ministers to member States on principles for media and communication governance.

 Contributions to the consultation process can be sent here until 10 August 2021.

  The public consultation on the draft text of the Committee of Ministers recommendation on electoral communication and media coverage of election campaigns is open from 19 July to 23 August 2021.

The draft text was prepared by one of the CDMSI’s subordinate bodies - the Committee of Experts on Media Environment and Reform (MSI-REF). The experts will review all comments received and finalise the draft, ahead of its review by the CDMSI and submission to the Committee of Ministers for eventual adoption.

Draft recommendation of the Committee of Ministers to member States on electoral communication and media coverage of election campaigns.

 Contributions to the consultation process can be sent here until 23 August 2021.