Council of Europe standards and European Court of Human Rights case-law in the area of safety of journalists and other media actors, presented at the OSCE Training for Serbian prosecutors and police officers.Strasbourg 21 May 2019
On 16-17 May 2019, the OSCE held a two day training on “The importance of journalism and...
Helsinki 17 May 2019
Meeting in Helsinki on May 17th, the Foreign Ministers of the Council of Europe member States...
Baku 17 May 2019
The Council of Europe organised a conference on “Gender equality and media” under its project...
Tunis 24-26 April 2019
As part of the World Forum on gender equality held in Tunis, Tunisia, from 24 to 26 April, the...
San Marino 10 May 2019
A high-level conference on the dangers of disinformation took place in San Marino on the 10th May...
“Everyone has the right to freedom of expression. This right shall include freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart information and ideas without interference by public authority and regardless of frontiers. This Article shall not prevent States from requiring the licensing of broadcasting, television or cinema enterprises.
The exercise of these freedoms, since it carries with it duties and responsibilities, may be subject to such formalities, conditions, restrictions or penalties as are prescribed by law and are necessary in a democratic society, in the interests of national security, territorial integrity or public safety, for the prevention of disorder or crime, for the protection of health or morals, for the protection of the reputation or rights of others, for preventing the disclosure of information received in confidence, or for maintaining the authority and impartiality of the judiciary.”
Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights