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02 April 2020

Activity Details (ID# 32645)  

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Title National conference to present and sign the updated Code of Ethics for journalists 
Description The updated version of the Code of Ethics for journalists will be presented during the event. The media outlets from the Republic of Moldova will be invited to sign the updated Code of Ethics. 
Status Completed 
Date 03/05/2011 
Location Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Countries CoE Members: Republic of Moldova
  Joint Programme Activity - MLD-DemSupport
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP MLD-DemSupport - Democracy Support Programme    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 5 - 2010/DGHL/JP/2448   Support to the development of a pluralist media
Expected Result 5.3 - Enhanced dialogue between media stakeholders, the Moldovan authorities and the civil society will raise awareness concerning ethical and responsible journalism and will contribute to building trust and mutual respect between the journalists and the society at large.
Council of Europe Programme of Activities
I – Democracy
Line of Action ⇒ III.3 – Promoting Democratic Governance and Stability
Programme ☆ III.3.2  Good governance, Internet and Media

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Organisation of meetings - Conference 
Directorate Human Rights and Legal Affairs 
CoE Contact ,   email
Last Modified 27/07/2011 

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Output/Results The output of the conference is the adoption of the new edition of the “Code of Ethics of Moldovan Journalist” by 88 mass-media institutions and associations from the Republic of Moldova (75% of all media outlets of Moldova). For the first time in its history, the Moldovan media outlets publicly committed to observe the ethical and professional principles foreseen by the Code of Ethics. The observance of the Code will be monitored by the Press Council, which is also dealing with mediating the complaints from the public and provides remedies for unethical conduct by journalists. 
Conclusions/Follow Up  
CoE Secretariat  
Total No. Participants 80 
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