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31 March 2020

Activity Details (ID# 32881)  

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Title Regional meeting of media self-regulatory bodies 
Status Completed 
Date 09/06/2011 - 10/06/2011 
Location Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Countries CoE Members: Armenia / Azerbaijan / Georgia / Republic of Moldova / Russian Federation / Ukraine
  Joint Programme Activity - SC-MLD-MEDIA II
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP SC-MLD-MEDIA II - Promoting freedom, professionalism and pluralism of the media in the South Caucasus and Moldova    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 1 - 2011/DG I/JP/2601   Promoting freedom, professionalism and pluralism of the media in the South Caucasus and Moldova
Expected Result 1.5 - Journalists have better understanding of their rights, respect ethical rules and are trained to exercise their work in a professional and responsible manner as recommended under the applicable Council of Europe standards;
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

Working Method

Organisation of meetings - Small scale meeting 
Directorate Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law 
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Partners Moldova - Secretariat Field Presence
Last Modified 18/02/2013 

Activity Synopsis (ID# 32881) (Hide Synopsis)

Output/Results The representatives of media self-regulatory bodies from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, the Russian Federation and Ukraine agreed to create an informal network of press councils as a result of the Regional meeting held in Chisinau, on 9-10 June 2011. The network will serve as a platform for regional cooperation and exchange of experience. It will aim at raising the profile and the effectiveness of the media self-regulatory mechanisms in each country. The network will cooperate with the Alliance of Independent Press Councils of Europe and the worldwide Organisation of News Ombudsmen, amongst others. 
Conclusions/Follow Up The participants established a working group to draft a memorandum of understanding and a short-term work plan of the network. Mr Petru Macovei, secretary of the Press Council of Moldova, was elected as coordinator of the group. 
CoE Secretariat  
Total No. Participants 31 
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