Seminar on Article 10 of European Convention on Human Rights: Freedom of Expression in local courts of BiH

13-14 September 2018 Bjelašnica, BiH

Svjetlana Milišić-Veličkovski Judge of the Supreme Court of the Federation of BiH and Council of Europe educator on Article 10 of the European Convention of Human Rights, has opened the third cascade training for judges and prosecutors, organised in partnership between the Council of Europe and...

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Scientific Conference on Challenges of Implementing European Standards of Freedom of Expression in the Albanian Context organised in Tirana

5 October 2018 Tirana

The Albanian School of Magistrates organized its annual conference on freedom of expression issues. Entitled “Challenges of Implementing European Standards of Freedom of Expression in the Albanian Context”, the conference engaged attending judges and prosecutors in a discussion on how Albanian...

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The Code of Professional Ethics for Azerbaijani journalists will be amended from a gender equality perspective

3 October 2018 Baku, Azerbaijan

On 3 October 2018 the Council of Europe Project “Gender Equality and Media Freedom in Azerbaijan” organised a round table on “Gender equality and media” to discuss the Code of Professional Ethics for Azerbaijani journalists revised from a gender equality perspective within the Project in Baku....

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Training for journalists on protection of whistlebowers

20 September 2018 Pristina

A one-day training for journalists on protection of whistleblowers and access to public documents was organised in Pristina, Kosovo* on 20 September 2018 under the framework of the Joint Project “Reinforcing Judicial Expertise on Freedom of Expression and the Media in South-East Europe (JUFREX)”,...

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Inter-professional discussion on increasing role of whistleblowers

19 September 2018 Pristina

Under 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 inter-professional discussion was organised in Pristina on 19...

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Workshop on strengthening the Media Information Literacy (MIL) Network through transferring experiences

21 September 2018 Skopje

Under 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, on 21 September 2018, the Council of Europe co-organised, in...

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Documentary films produced with support of the Council of Europe screened in Chisinau

15 September 2018 Chisinau, Moldova

On 15 September 2018, the Council of Europe organised the screening of two documentary films produced by Telefilm-Chisinau Department of the public service broadcasting Teleradio-Moldova following a series of training seminars on planning and producing TV documentaries organised by the EU-CoE...

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Training seminar on media monitoring for the broadcasting regulatory authority of Moldova

10-14 September 2018 Chisinau. Moldova

On 10-14 September 2018, the Council of Europe organised in Chisinau, Moldova a training seminar for the members and staff members of the Coordinating Council of Audiovisual (CCA) on how to apply to their daily work the CCA’s revised media monitoring methodology. The event was organised within...

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Training on the right to access public information, good administration of justice and protection of journalists

6-7 September 2018 Suhareka, Kosovo*

A two day training for newly appointed prosecutors was held on 6-7 September 2018 in Suhareka, Kosovo*. Organised by the Academy of Justice 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...

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Training on freedom of expression in relation to media - defamation & good administration of justice

4-5 September 2018 Suhareka, Kosovo*

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 training on defamation and good administration of...

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A new study is out: Media regulatory framework and the online media – the Macedonian case

20 August 2018

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 on the media regulatory framework and the online...

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The Council of Europe Recommendation on Media Pluralism and Transparency of Media Ownership is now available in Macedonian and Albanian languages

1 August 2018

The Recommendation encourages member states to support quality independent and investigative journalism, whilst fully respecting the editorial and operational autonomy of the media. The recommendation also provides guidelines which are to assure visibility of diverse content across a number of...

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Training on freedom of expression and defamation took place in Skopje

10-11 July 2018 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, a training course on freedom of expression and...

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Regional conference for media regulatory authorities held in Ohrid

5-6 July 2018 Ohrid

Under the joint EU/CoE Programme "Reinforcing Judicial Expertise on Freedom of Expression and the Media in South-East Europe" (JUFREX) the Council of Europe has organised a Regional conference for media regulatory authorities, held on 5 and 6 July 2018, in Ohrid. Two comparative studies on best...

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