How to finance the Ukrainian Public Broadcaster ?

16 January 2019 Strasbourg

A presentation of the expert report of the Council of Europe on Ukrainian legislation concerning current and possible alternative models of financing of the Public broadcaster will be held in Strasbourg on 24 January 2019. The report was requested by the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Freedom of...

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Presentation of the Study “Regulatory Authorities for Electronic Media and Media Literacy - Comparative analysis of the best European practices”

20 December 2018 Belgrade

Information event for stakeholders of the media community in Serbia on presentation of the Study “Regulatory Authorities for Electronic Media and Media Literacy - Comparative analysis of the best European practices” was organized by the Council of Europe Office in Belgrade, JUFREX Programme and...

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Launching of the publication “The right to access information: national and international jurisprudence” in Pristina

19 December 2018 Pristina

Press Council of Kosovo with the support of the EU/CoE Programme “Reinforcing Judicial Expertise on Freedom of Expression and the Media in South-East Europe (JUFREX)” launched the publication on the right to access information. It contains summary of landmark judgements of all local courts and...

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Media freedom and pluralism in Moldova get a boost

18 December 2018 Chisinau

Moldovan parliamentarians, regulators and public-service broadcasters valued highly Council of Europe and European Union assistance The closing conference of the joint Council of Europe - European Union project “Promoting media freedom and pluralism in the Republic of Moldova” was held in...

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Work meeting on Protection of Minors

14 December 2018 Sarajevo

On Friday, 14 December 2018, a work meeting of the Communications Regulatory Agency of Bosnia and Heregovina (BiH) and their licensees on Protection of Minors, was held in the hotel Courtyard Marriot in Sarajevo. The representatives of radio and TV stations discussed the new TV promotional video...

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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 for lawyers on freedom of expression and the media

7-8 December 2018 Sabac

Training for lawyers on freedom of expression and the media has been organised on 7-8 December, in Sabac, Serbia under the joint EU/Council of Europe programme “Reinforcing Judicial Expertise on Freedom of Expression and the Media in South-East Europe (JUFREX)” and in cooperation with the Bar...

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Local and international experts discussed the draft curricula on “Gender equality and media freedom” in Azerbaijan

6 December 2018 Baku

The Council of Europe Project “Gender equality and media freedom in Azerbaijan” organised its next round table on “Gender equality and media” on 5 December 2018 in Baku. The first aim of the event was to present the newly printed Code of Professional Ethics for Azerbaijani Journalists revised...

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Training for lawyers on freedom of expression and hate speech on the Internet

6 December 2018 Vlore

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, in close cooperation with the Albanian Bar Association, organised a training...

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Interprofessional training on Media reporting on judicial proceedings

5 December 2018 Nis

The Joint EU/CoE Programme “Reinforcing Judicial Expertise on Freedom of Expression and the Media in South-East Europe (JUFREX)” in cooperation with the Press Council of Serbia has organised an interpofessional training on Media reporting on judicial proceedings that took place on 5 December...

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EU and Council of Europe-supported film wins Prize for Cultural Diversity

29 November 2018 Chisinau, Soroca and Donduseni

The documentary "Soroca’s Great Theatre" won the prestigious ADAMI Media Prize for Cultural Diversity in Eastern Europe in the category "Information (Non-fiction)". The film directed by young filmmaker Eugeniu Popovici was produced with the assistance of the EU-CoE Joint Project "Promoting media...

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Training workshop on defamation and practical advice for journalists was organised in Pristina

30 November 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 organised a training workshop for journalists on national and...

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Media actors discussed physical and legal threats against journalists in Pristina

29 November 2018 Pristina

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, gathered media professionals, editors, journalists and reporters to discuss...

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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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