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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Training on the “Limits of the Freedom of Expression – hate speech”

6 October 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, a two day event on “Limits of the Freedom of Expression –...

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Training for lawyers “Limits of Protected Speech”

5 October 2017 Ferizaj/Uroševac

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, a training session for local lawyers took place on 30 September 2017 in...

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National ToT follow-up on the Freedom of Expression and the Internet

28 - 29 September 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, a two day event was organised in co-operation with the...

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Belarus works on improvement of data protection legislation

22 September 2017 Minsk

A one-day International seminar on "Improvement of legal regulation on data Protection of Belarus” was organised within the framework of the Council of Europe / European Union Joint Project “Enhance the right to data protection”, implemented under the CoE / EU Programme Partnership for Good...

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The first meeting of the Commission to confront propaganda

14 September 2017 Kiev, Ukraine

With the support of the joint EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance regional project "Promote Professional Journalism by Supporting Regional Network of Self-regulatory Bodies" the first meeting of the Commission to confront propaganda, a consultative body for cross-border media complaints took...

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Training session and open meeting on media coverage of terrorism – 19-20 September 2017, Tunis, Tunisia

19-20 septembre 2017 Tunis

On 19 September 2017 the Council of Europe in partnership with the National Union of Tunisian Journalists (SNJT) organised in Tunis a training session on media coverage of terrorism. Facilitated by the journalist and trainer, Nasreddine Louati, this booster training session for journalists was...

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Four new textbooks for journalism students

20 September 2017 Baku

Azerbaijani students in journalism will now benefit from four new textbooks on: TV Journalism, Radio Journalism, Journalism of New Media and Photo Journalism. These texts books were prepared to cover gaps in the current curricula concerning topics such as freedom of expression and will be...

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National internet Governance Forum 2017 in Georgia

18 September 2017 Tbilisi

Within the EU funded project “CoE/EU Program “Protecting Internet Freedom through Legislation and Arrangements for Multi-stakeholder Dialogue” the Council of Europe (CoE)” in cooperation with the national and international partners such as the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Developments,...

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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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Protecting internet freedom through legislation and arrangements for multi-stakeholders dialogue

8 September 2017 Strasbourg

Within the EU funded project CoE/EU Program “Protecting Internet Freedom through Legislation and Arrangements for Multi-stakeholder Dialogue” the Council of Europe (CoE) in cooperation with the national and internet partners such as the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Developments, Georgian...

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Training seminar on Internet and Human Rights for journalists in Baku

15 July 2017 Baku

One-day training seminar on Internet and Human Rights within the framework of the Council of Europe / European Union Joint Project “Freedom of expression and media freedom in Azerbaijan”, implemented under the CoE / EU Programme Partnership for Good Governance (PGG) took place on 19 July 2017...

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Media Regulatory Authorities and Hate Speech

24 July 2017 Strasbourg

A new publication ”Media regulatory authorities and hate speech” was launched in in July 2017. It is addressed to media professionals, civil servants dealing with media and human rights, judges, prosecutors and human rights defenders, civil society and academia. Aiming at promoting freedom of...

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Georgian journalists discuss privacy issues with Council of Europe experts

13 July 2017 Kakheti region, Georgia

Over 20 journalists and media professionals attended a training seminar on Privacy and Media Coverage on 8 and 9 July in Kakheti region (Georgia). After a presentation of the international and the national legal frameworks on privacy and data protection, concrete case examples prepared by Council...

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"Everyone has the right to freedom of expression"

Art. 10 European Convention on Human Rights

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