“Promoting freedom, professionalism and pluralism of the media” And “Protecting internet freedom through legislation and arrangements for Multi-stakeholder dialogue”

Closing Event of the European Union and the Council of Europe Joint Projects

17 December 2017 Tbilisi, Georgia

On 17 December 2017, the Closing Event of the EU/CoE Joint Projects “Promoting freedom, professionalism and pluralism of the media” and “Protecting internet freedom through legislation and arrangements for multi-stakeholder dialogue” (both part of the EU/CoE Joint Programme “Partnership for Good...

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Regional Conference on Self-regulation

15-16 December 2017 Tbilisi, Georgia

Within the framework of the joint CoE/EU Project “Promote Professional and Responsible Journalism by Supporting Regional Network of Self-regulatory Bodies” the Council of Europe organised on 15-16 December 2017 a Regional Conference on Self-regulation in Tbilisi, Georgia. Representatives of...

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Lecture at the Law Faculty "Iustinianus Primus" on Media law in the context of FoE and CoE standards

14 December 2017 Skopje

On the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the Journalism studies department at the Faculty of Law “Iustinianus Primus” an event dedicated to human rights and in particular the freedom of expression was organised by the Faculty. For this event, the Council of Europe extended its support to the...

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Conference on Media education in Azerbaijani universities in Baku

8 December 2017 Baku

A conference on Media education in Azerbaijani universities within the PGG Joint EU/CoE Project on Freedom of Expression and Media Freedom in Azerbaijan took place on 7 December 2017 in Baku. The conference was organized in close cooperation with the Azerbaijani Press Council and Journalism...

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Regional Conference on Internet Governance and Digital Agenda, Chisinau, 6-7 December

6-7 December 2017 Chisinau

The role of the Council of Europe with respect to Human Rights on the internet and the multi-stakeholder approach to Internet Governance in Eastern Partnership countries were among the topics of the Regional Conference on Internet Governance and Digital Agenda organised by the Council of Europe...

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Training for judges on balancing between the freedom of expression and the right to privacy

30 November 2017 Berovo

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 two day training for judges was organised on 28-29...

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Training sessions on media coverage of elections and challenges of local democracy

28 November 2017 Tunisia

The National Union of Tunisian Journalists (SNJT) and the Council of Europe are organising training sessions for Tunisian journalists on media coverage of the upcoming local elections in Tunisia. The SNJT and the Council of Europe have joined forces to help Tunisian journalists address the...

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Workshop on New media platforms and copyright

27 November 2017 Skopje

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, an activity was organised on 20 November 2017 under the...

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5th Conference of francophone media regulators

30 October 2017 Geneva

Lejla Dervisagic, head of the Media and Internet Governance Cooperation Programme has presented Council of Europe achievements and priorities at the 5th Conference of francophone media regulators (REFRAM). Held on 24-25 October 2017 in Geneva, the conference brought together 63 participants,...

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Training sessions on freedom of expression and freedom of the media for the Ministry of Culture and Communication of Morocco

27 October 2017 Rabat

The Council of Europe and the Department of Communication of the Ministry of Culture and Communication of Morocco organised several training sessions on freedom of expression and freedom of the media in aid of government officers of the Ministry. This training cycle was held in the premises of...

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Practical seminar for Ukrainian journalists working in the conflict zones

26 October 2017 Kyiv

Four day practical seminar “Safety of journalists who work in the conflict zones” was organised on 20-23 October 2017 in Kyiv region with the support of the Council of Europe Project “Strengthening freedom of the media and establishing a Public broadcasting system in Ukraine” in partnership with...

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Council of Europe’s international conference on safety of journalists and crimes against freedom of expression in Kyiv

25 October 2017 Kyiv

International conference “Counteracting threats to life and safety of journalists. Effective investigations into crimes against freedom of expression” took place on 19 October 2017 in Kyiv (Ukraine) in the framework of the Council of Europe project “Strengthening freedom of the media and...

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Guidelines on Safeguarding Privacy in the Media

23 October 2017 Strasbourg

Guidelines on Safeguarding Privacy in the Media were developed to help the Georgian Data Protection Authority to answer questions asked by journalists and press professionals. A training seminar was organised on 7 and 8 July 2017 in Kachreti with 25 professionals who had the opportunity to ask...

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Azerbaijani judge candidates trained on Council of Europe standards on freedom of expression

23 October 2017 Baku

Two half-day training sessions on some aspects of freedom of expression for judge candidates undergoing the preparatory training phase of the judicial selection process at the Academy of Justice of Azerbaijan took place on 11 October 2017 in Baku. The training sessions provided a useful...

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