Partnership for Good Governance
European Union and the Council of Europe programme Partnership for Good Governance
formely called "Programmatic Cooperation Framework for Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, Ukraine and Belarus" (PCF)
The European Union and the Council of Europe programme Partnership for Good Governance (formerly known as PCF) under the Theme IV “Addressing Challenges of the Information Society” included in total eight projects in the fields of media (Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine and regional project), internet governance (Georgia, Republic of Moldova and regional project) and data protection (regional project).
The projects were:
- Freedom of expression and media freedom (Azerbaijan);
- Promoting freedom, professionalism and pluralism in the media (Georgia);
- Promote professional and responsible journalism by supporting regional networks of self-regulatory bodies (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, Ukraine, Belarus);
- Protecting Internet freedom through legislation and arrangements for multi-stakeholder dialogue (Georgia);
- Strengthening the respect for human rights in the implementation of the Republic of Moldova’s Digital Agenda (Republic of Moldova);
- Enhancing respect for the protection of human rights online through capacity building, regional co-operation and participation to global Internet governance policies shaping (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, Ukraine);
- Developing and strengthening national data protection systems (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, Ukraine, Belarus).
The projects were financed by the European Union and the Council of Europe and will be running until December 2017.
There is one project still ongoing under this framework: "Freedom of Media in Ukraine II".
Following the decision of the Committee of Ministers on 16 March 2022 the Russian Federation is no longer a member of the Council of Europe. The website will be updated as soon as possible to take account of this development.