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New Council of Europe HELP course on Protection and Safety of Journalists publicly available

21 July 2020 Strasbourg

The new Council of Europe HELP (Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals) course on Protection and Safety of Journalists is now available on the HELP online platform. The course was developed jointly with the Council of Europe Information Society Department, under the action “Freedom of...

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Memorandum of Understanding signed with the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade

16 June 2020 Belgrade

With the aim of contributing to the quality of education on freedom of expression and freedom of the media in Serbia, on 16 June the Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade and the Council of Europe Office in Belgrade. The document...

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Youngest and the world of media

19 May 2020 Strasbourg

Children are surrounded by the media from their birth – media and communication platforms and content are part of their environment; children are active users of the media. Making children media literate means having future society of aware and responsible individuals. Within the joint EU and...

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Support to freedom of expression in Serbia: Grant agreement signed with Judicial Academy

27 April 2020 Belgrade

The Grant agreement between joint EU/Council of Europe action “Freedom of expression and freedom of the media in Serbia (JUFREX)” and the Judicial Academy, Republic of Serbia (JA) has been signed. Through joint activities, from May 2020 to December 2021, judges and prosecutors will be provided...

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The first Steering Committee meeting of the Action “Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media in Serbia (JUFREX 2)” held in Belgrade

11 October 2019 Belgrade

The first Steering Committee meeting of the Action “Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media in Serbia (JUFREX2)” has been successfully organized. The meeting brought together representatives of Judicial Academy, Ministry of Interior, Bar Association, Regulatory Authority for Electronic...

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Video message: Media pluralism in the digital environment

24 May 2019 Belgrade

An international conference on the implementation of the Council of Europe instruments and standards in the field of media and information, organised by the Ministry of Culture and Media of the Republic of Serbia in partnership with the Council of Europe took place on 24 May 2019 in Belgrade,...

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Study visit to the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights for lawyers of the South-East Europe region

23 April 2019 Strasbourg

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 visit to the CoE and the ECtHR for lawyers from...

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Council of Europe Study on Information disorder translated into Serbian

18 April 2019 Belgrade

The report INFORMATION DISORDER:Toward an interdisciplinary framework for research and policy making, prepared in 2017 by the Council of Europe provides a new framework for policy-makers, legislators, researchers, technologists and practitioners working on the theoretical and practical challenges...

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Presentation of the JUFREX Dictionary of Media and Legal Terms

Bridging differences by developing a common language

17 April 2019 Belgrade

Over the previous three years, important work has been done in promoting freedom of expression and media, but further efforts in developing understanding among media actors, judges, prosecutors, lawyers and other relevant actors are needed. Developing a common terminology is an important step...

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Press councils and judiciary of SEE discuss self-regulation in a UNESCO and Council of Europe meeting

8-9 February 2019 Belgrade

The meeting was organized by the Press Council in Bosnia and Herzegovina as a part of the EU-funded Projects “Building trust in Media in South East Europe and Turkey” implemented by UNESCO and the programme "Reinforcing Judicial Expertise on Freedom of Expression and the Media in South-East...

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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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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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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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Training for judges and prosecutors on freedom of expression and freedom of the media

19-20 November 2018 Vrnjacka Banja, Serbia

In cooperation with the Judicial Academy of the Republic of Serbia, within the framework of the joint European Union and Council of Europe Programme "Strengthening the Judicial Expertise on Freedom of Expression and the Media in South East Europe (JUFREX)" a training for judges and prosecutors on...

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Media reporting on judicial proceedings – inter-professional seminar in Belgrade

2 November 2018 Belgrade, Serbia

Under 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 and with the support of the Judicial Academy of Serbia, an inter-professional training on media reporting on judicial...

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Training to judges and prosecutors on freedom of expression and the media in Vrdnik

19-20 March 2018 Vrdnik, Serbia

The ninth cascade training for judiciary organized under the Grant agreement signed between the Judicial Academy of Serbia and joint EU/CoE project “Reinforcing Judicial Expertise on Freedom of Expression and the media in the South-East Europe (JUFREX)” took place on 19-20 March 2018, in Vrdnik,...

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Grant Agreement with the Judicial Academy of Republic of Serbia signed

21 April 2017 Belgrade

On Friday, 21 April, the signing ceremony of the Grant Agreement between the JUFREX and the Judicial Academy of Republic of Serbia was convened in Belgrade. The Grant Agreement was signed by Tim Cartwright, Head of the Council of Europe Office in Belgrade and Nenad Vujic, Director of the Judicial...

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Training of journalists on Freedom of Expression, Right to Privacy and Media Ethics

5-6 April 2017 Vrdnik, Serbia

Representatives of media outlets included a cross section of journalists ranging from the leading national broadcaster Radio television Serbia, news agencies Beta and Fonet and important national print media like Politika, Danas, Vreme and Newsweek. Additionally influential online portals...

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South Eastern European Dialogue on Internet Governance in Belgrade

22 April 2016 Belgrade

On 22 April 2016 the second SEEDIG (South Eastern European Dialogue on Internet Governance) annual meeting was held in Belgrade, Serbia, with a focus on the following topics: multistakeholder Internet governance mechanisms, digital divide, cybersecurity and digital civil rights. Mr Patrick...

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“Promoting freedom of expression and information and freedom of the media in South-East Europe”

Between September 2013 and August 2015, the Council of Europe implemented a project aimed at developing legal and institutional guarantees for freedom of expression, higher quality journalism, and a pluralistic media landscape in line with Council of Europe standards in South-East Europe...

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Regional Conference on Media Self-Regulation

30/03/2015 Strasbourg

Within the Project "Promoting freedom of expression and information and freedom of the media in South-East Europe", the Council of Europe is organising a two-day Regional Conference on Media Self-Regulation, to be held on 26 and 27 March 2015, in Hotel Metropol Palace, in Belgrade, Serbia. The...

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Training for Journalists in Novi Sad

13/10/2014 Strasbourg

The aim of the training was to discuss the freedom of expression and the right to privacy, the rights guaranteed by the Human Rights Convention, and European experiences in this domain. The Council of Europe experts Mr Khagani Guliyev, lawyer in the European Court of Human Rights; Mr Petar...

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Regional Conference "The role and importance of the Public Broadcasting Service in building a democratic society"

30/05/2014 Strasbourg

The aim of the Regional Conference was to gather representatives of the Public Broadcasting Services, relevant Ministries, regulatory authorities and non-governmental organisations from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, "The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia", Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo¹...

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Regional conference on "Indicators for Independence of Media Regulatory Bodies"

10/03/2014 Strasbourg

A regional conference on “Indicators for Independence of Media Regulatory Bodies” was organised on 6 to 7 March 2014 in Tirana, Albania. The Conference brought together representatives of the regulatory authorities in the field of media, relevant Ministries, Parliamentary Committees and...

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"Everyone has the right to freedom of expression"

Art. 10 European Convention on Human Rights

 

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