The photo exhibition dedicated to the work of journalists in Ukraine during the war opened in Strasbourg

21 June 2022 Strasbourg

The photo exhibition #OntheFrontlineOfTruth “The Russian war of aggression against Ukraine: work of journalists” was presented on 21 June in Strasbourg. It is available during the PACE summer session and is located at the second floor of the Council of Europe’s Palais de l’Europe. The aim of this...

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JUFREX 2: Roundtable on defamation and protection of reputation & safety and the protection of journalists

21-22 June 2022 Pristina

The event involved judges, prosecutors, lawyers, police officers, journalists, and professional collaborators of Courts and Prosecutors' offices became part of the lively discussions on the topics. The local legal and institutional framework, standards of the European Court of Human Rights, the...

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Joint Opinion of the Venice Commission and DGI on Law on Media of Azerbaijan adopted

22 June 2022 Strasbourg

The Joint Opinion of the Venice Commission and the Directorate General on Human Rights and Rule of Law (DGI) of the Council of Europe on the Law on Media of Azerbaijan has been adopted by the Venice Commission at the 131st Plenary Session on 17-18 June and published on 20 June 2022. The opinion...

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JUFREX2 Training for lawyers on the protection of whistleblowers

14-15 June 2022 GJAKOVË/ ĐAKOVICA

Lawyers from different regions were part of the in-depth discussions in the field of whistleblowing. Specific aspects of the case law of the European Court of Human Rights, its criteria for assessing cases, and the application in practice of standards of the ECtHR were the subject of discussion...

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The Council of Europe promotes the right to information in Moldova

13 June 2022 Chisinau

The Office of the Council of Europe in Chisinau and the European Union Project “Support for structured policy dialogue, coordination of the implementation of the Association Agreement and enhancement of the legal approximation process in the Republic of Moldova,” in cooperation with the Ministry...

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Thematic training with judges on defamation and protection of reputation

9-10 June 2022 Pristina

The joint European Union and Council of Europe action on “Freedom of expression and freedom of the media (JUFREX)”, in co-operation with the Academy of Justice organised a two-day thematic training with judges on Freedom of Expression: defamation and protection of reputation. Local certified...

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MENA region: new report published on Violence against Women in the Media

8 June 2022 Tunis

The Abriged Report on Violence against Women in the Media in the MENA Region was presented during the Steering Committee of South Programme SP V. It summarizes the analysis of media behavior towards Violence Against Women of 23 traditional and online media in Algeria, Lebanon, Morocco and...

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Defamation, protection of reputation and safety of journalists discussed with judicial professionals in Pristina

1-2 June 2022 Pristina

The joint European Union and Council of Europe action on “Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media (JUFREX)” in co-operation with Academy of Justice organised a two- day roundtable with judicial professionals on Freedom of Expression: defamation and protection of reputation, and safety of...

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Human rights documentaries premiered in Chisinau, with Council of Europe’s support

26 May 2022 Chisinau

The Council of Europe Office in Chisinau, jointly with Telefilm-Chisinau, organised an evening of premieres of three short documentaries with a social and human rights dimension "My Courtyard," "DizarmoNICA" and "A Sky without Stars," developed with the Council of Europe support in 2021. The...

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Cascade training on whistle blowers protection for Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina lawyers

24-25 May 2022 Konjic

Lawyers from Sarajevo, Tuzla, Mostar, Konjic, Živinice and Gornji Vakuf - Uskoplje participated in a two-day cascade training on whistle-blower protection and in relation to the protection of freedom of expression in the justice system of Bosnia and Herzegovina, that includes understanding and...

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Roundtable with legal professionals on defamation and protection of journalists

19-20 May 2022 Pristina

The joint European Union and Council of Europe action on “Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media (JUFREX)” in co-operation with the Academy of Justice organised a two-day roundtable for the judiciary. Judges from the basic and Court of Appeals, basic courts and special prosecutors as well...

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Training for lawyers – defamation and protection of reputation

17-18 May 2022 Pristina

The joint European Union and Council of Europe action on “Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media (JUFREX)” in co-operation with Bar Association organised a two-day training for lawyers on defamation and protection of reputation. The activity gathered lawyers from different municipalities,...

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Council of Europe’s grant to support operations of Public Broadcasting Company of Ukraine

16 May 2022 Ukraine

The Council of Europe Information Society Department, DGI has provided a grant in amount of 65.760 EUR to the Public Broadcasting Company of Ukraine (UA:PBC) aimed at supporting urgent needs of the company due to Russian aggression against Ukraine, namely to cover accommodation of the UA:PBC...

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JUFREX Partners and beneficiaries in North Macedonia discuss results and future milestones to advance freedom of expression and media

10 May 2022 Skopje

The Steering Committee of the action “Freedom of expression and freedom of the media in North Macedonia” held its third (hybrid) meeting to tackle achieved results and discuss forthcoming activities with all involved partners and Beneficiaries. The meeting organised in the framework of the joint...

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Une nouvelle publication pour promouvoir la mise en œuvre des normes MIL européennes dans les institutions domestiques de Bosnie-Herzégovine

9 mai 2022 Online

Une étude sur "la mise en œuvre des normes européennes et internationales sur l'éducation aux médias et à l'information dans diverses institutions nationales" a été élaborée pour contribuer à sensibiliser les parties prenantes des médias et de l'information (MIL) en Bosnie-Herzégovine, sur les...

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Promouvoir la sécurité des journalistes dans les Balkans occidentaux

4 Mai 2022 Online

Patrick Penninckx, chef du département de la société de l'information du Conseil de l'Europe, s'est adressé en ligne aux participants de la conférence régionale du réseau SafeJournalists "Settings UP of the Media Freedoms and the Safety of Journalists in the Western Balkans" qui a eu lieu à...

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Soutien aux médias indépendants pour lutter contre le désordre de l'information en Moldavie

27 avril 2022 Strasbourg

Une campagne nationale pour lutter contre les fausses nouvelles dans le contexte de la crise régionale actuelle est menée par l'hebdomadaire national indépendant de Moldavie, Ziarul de Garda, qui a le plus grand nombre de lecteurs dans le pays, avec le soutien du projet du Conseil de l'Europe...

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Appel d’offres pour la sélection d’un expert spécialisé dans les questions de régulation de l’audiovisuel

26 avril 2022 Tunis

Le Conseil de l’Europe met actuellement en œuvre jusqu’au 31/12/2022 un programme conjoint entre l’Union européenne et le Conseil de l’Europe intitulé « Projet d’appui aux instances indépendantes en Tunisie (PAII-T) » qui est cofinancé par ces deux organisations et mis en œuvre par le Conseil de...

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Formation en cascade sur les discours de haine pour les avocats de la Fédération de Bosnie-Herzégovine

19-20 avril 2022 Sarajevo

Des avocats de Sarajevo, Tuzla, Bugojno, Bihać et Zenica ont participé à une formation en cascade de deux jours sur le discours de haine, qui comprenait l'application des normes européennes établies par la Convention européenne des droits de l'homme (CEDH) ainsi que dans la pratique de la Cour...

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Journalistes et avocats échangent leurs expériences sur les poursuites stratégiques contre la participation publique

14-16 avril 2022 GEVGELIJA

Un séminaire interprofessionnel a été organisé avec des journalistes et des avocats de Macédoine du Nord afin d'échanger des idées et d'approfondir les connaissances sur le thème "Poursuites stratégiques contre la participation publique (SLAPP), expériences comparatives et pratiques pour...

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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.

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