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EPRA News

  • EPRA meets in Tbilisi to address challenges of media regulation
    posted on 29 September, 2014   (public)
    EPRA meets in Tbilisi to address challenges of Media Regulation The 40th EPRA meeting will take place in Tbilisi, Georgia, from 8 to 10 October 2014 at the invitation of the Georgian National Communications Commission. On this occasion, about 140 delegates from over 50...
  • EPRA meeting in Budva to address Key Challenges of Media Regulation
    posted on 02 June, 2014   (public)
    EPRA meeting in Budva to address key challenges of media regulation The 39th EPRA meeting will take place in Budva, Montenegro, from 4 to 6 June 2014 at the invitation of the Agency for Electronic Media of Montenegro. On this occasion, about 150 delegates from over 50...
  • What Limits to Global Convergence: EPRA Chairman joins EUROREG conference
    posted on 16 April, 2014   (public)
    What Limits to Global Convergence: EPRA Chairman joins EUROREG conference The President of EPRA, Jean-François Furnémont, has represented EPRA at the fourth EUROREG conference on Limits to Global Convergence held in Zurich on 27 March 2014 at the invitation of...
  • Updated EPRA list on Media Legislation in Europe
    posted on 10 March, 2014   (public)
    Updated EPRA list of Media Legislation in Europe We are pleased to let you know that the most visited section of the EPRA website - Media Legislation - has recently been updated taking into account the latest legislative changes in the field of broadcasting in the EPRA...
  • EPRA spring meeting in Budva rescheduled
    posted on 09 January, 2014   (public)
    EPRA spring meeting in Budva rescheduled Owing to certain technical and logistical problems which are completely beyond the control of our hosts of the Agency for Electronic Media of Montenegro, the 39th EPRA meeting which was originally planned for 28-30 May needs to be...
  • Are current audiovisual models future-proof? EPRA joins French Parliamentary Conference
    posted on 25 October, 2013   (public)
    EPRA Chairman joins French Parliamentary Conference on the future of current audiovisual models Jean-François Furnémont represented EPRA at the first meeting of the Rencontres parlementaires sur l’audiovisuel, initiated by Madame Catherine Morin-Desailly,...
  • EPRA Chairman joins IIC discussion on challenges raised by connected devices
    posted on 16 October, 2013   (public)
    EPRA Chairman joins IIC discussion on challenges raised by connected devices EPRA Chairman Jean-François Furnémont participated as a speaker in the annual conference of the International Institute of Communications (IIC) which was held in London on 9-10 October...
  • Transparency of media ownership: what role for regulators?
    posted on 26 September, 2013   (public)
    Transparency of media ownership: what role for regulators? EPRA Chairman Jean-François Furnémont participated in a conference co-organized by Access Info and the Open Society Media Programme on the transparency of media ownership in Europe in Brussels on 24...
  • EPRA Chairman joins discussion on financing and governance of public service media
    posted on 20 September, 2013   (public)
    Jean-François Furnémont, Chairman of EPRA, participated in a seminar on the financing and governance of public service broadcasters. The seminar took place on 11 September in Brussels and was organised by Cullen International. The seminar provided a platform...
  • Vilnius EPRA Meeting: the Supervision of new Media at the centre of the debates
    posted on 28 August, 2013   (public)
    Vilnius EPRA meeting: the supervision of new media at the centre of the debates The 38th EPRA meeting will take place in Vilnius, Lithuania, on 2-4 October 2013 at the invitation of the Radio and Television Commission of Lithuania. On this occasion, about 150 delegates from...
  • Access Services: What Role for the Regulator?
    posted on 10 July, 2013   (public)
    On the occasion of the 37th EPRA meeting, which took place on 8-10 May 2013 in Kraków in Poland, a working group gathered representatives from over 25 regulatory authorities in Europe for a round table discussion on Access to Audiovisual Media Services for persons with...
  • Outcome of the CSA-ReSIC-EPRA Workshop on Community Radio
    posted on 20 June, 2013   (public)
    [News items updated on 9 July 2013 with links to presentations] "By the People, for the People: Community Radio - Current Status and Perspectives" On 1-2 July 2013, the CSA of the French speaking Community of Belgium and ReSIC (Centre for Research in Information...
  • European regulators convene in Krakow for 37th EPRA meeting
    posted on 06 May, 2013   (public)
    Protection of Minors and the Public Service Media in the Connected Environment at the centre of debates The 37th meeting of the European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) opens in Kraków at the kind invitation of the National Broadcasting Council of Poland on...
  • Opportunities and challenges for European content services providers in a connected world
    posted on 08 March, 2013   (public)
    Photo Tamino Petelinšek/STA On the occasion of hosting the BEREC Plenary Meeting in Ljubljana, Slovenia's convergent regulatory authority APEK organised on 6 March 2013 a workshop to address opportunities and challenges for European media services in the...
  • EPRA and EAO organise panel on regulation of new media services
    posted on 27 February, 2013   (public)
    [News item updated on 6 March with links to the presentations of EPRA Chairman Jean-François Furnémont, and Susanne Nikoltchev, Head of the Department for Legal Information of the European Audiovisual Observatory] On the occasion of OSCE’s conference...
  • Media legislation update
    posted on 19 September, 2012   (public)
    The most visited section of the EPRA website - Media Legislation - has been updated. There you will find links to the main national broadcasting laws and other information related to media regulation in 47 European countries.
  • EPRA Chairman to speak at EFAD meeting
    posted on 17 September, 2012   (public)
    EPRA Chairman Jean-François Furnémont will attend a meeting of the European Film Agency Directors (EFAD) in San Sebastian, Spain on 24 September 2012. On this occasion, he will give a speech on the promotion of European works on non-linear services. The EFAD...
  • 36th EPRA Meeting in Jerusalem: draft agenda
    posted on 11 September, 2012   (public)
    The 36th EPRA meeting will take place on 28-30 November 2012 in Jerusalem at the invitation of the Second Authority for Television and Radio. About 130 representatives of audiovisual regulatory authorities from over 40 countries in Europe will participate in the meeting to...
  • EPRA convenes in Portorož for its 35th meeting
    posted on 02 June, 2012   (public)
    From 30 May to 1st June 2012, the Post and Electronic Communication Agency of the Republic of Slovenia (APEK) hosted the 35th EPRA meeting. During two days, about 135 representatives of 48 regulatory authorities from 45 countries and territories as well as invited experts...
  • 35th EPRA Meeting in Portorož: detailed agenda
    posted on 18 May, 2012   (public)
    The 35th EPRA meeting will take place on 30 May - 1st June 2012 in Portorož, Slovenia, at the invitation of the Post and Electronic Communication Agency of the Republic of Slovenia (APEK). About 140 representatives of audiovisual regulatory authorities from over 40 countries...
  • EPRA-Cullen International Event on Connected TV Highlights Regulatory Challenges
    posted on 08 May, 2012   (public)
    A landmark EPRA and Cullen International event on the future of television and the regulatory framework required to support connected TV - where TV broadcast services come together with on-demand video and internet services on smart TVs or other devices - was held in Brussels...
  • EPRA - Cullen International Workshop: Policy and regulatory challenges of Connected TV
    posted on 26 March, 2012   (public)
    EPRA and Cullen International are jointly organising a workshop on Policy and Regulatory Challenges of Connected TV. On 3 May 2012 EU decision makers, national media regulators and industry stakeholders will gather to discuss the policy and regulatory challenges raised by...
  • EPRA convenes in Brussels for its 34th meeting
    posted on 21 October, 2011   (public)
    From 5 to 7 October, the CSA of the French speaking Community of Belgium hosted the 34th EPRA meeting. During two days, over 150 representatives of 53 regulatory authorities from 46 countries and territories as well as invited experts took the pulse of audiovisual media...
  • EPRA convenes in Ohrid for its 33rd meeting
    posted on 23 May, 2011   (public)
    The 33rd meeting of the European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) itook place in Ohrid, on 25 to 27 May 2011 at the invitation of the Broadcasting Council of the Republic of Macedonia. On this occasion over 130 delegates from 48 European regulatory authorities met...

Archived EPRA News

  • The EPRA convenes in Belgrade for its 32nd meeting
    posted on 22 October, 2010   (public)
    On the occasion of the 32nd meeting of the European Platform of Regulatory Authorities, which was held on 6-8 October in Belgrade at the invitation of the Republic Broadcasting Agency, over 50 regulatory authorities met to discuss issues of common interest and to exchange...
  • The EPRA back to Barcelona for its 15th anniversary
    posted on 15 May, 2010   (public)
    (c) Photo courtesy Catalan CAC 31st Meeting of the EUROPEAN PLATFORM OF REGULATORY AUTHORITIES (EPRA) Nine years after its 13th meeting in Barcelona, the European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) was back in the capital of the Autonomous Community of Catalonia to...
  • The EPRA back to Dublin for its 28th Meeting
    posted on 31 October, 2009   (public)
    Eleven years after convening in Dublin for its 5th meeting in April 1997, the European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) was back in the Emerald capital to hold its 28th meeting on 29-31 October at the invitation of the Broadcasting Commission of Ireland (BCI). About...
  • The EPRA in Dresden for its 30th Meeting
    posted on 16 October, 2009   (public)
    The European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) held its 30th meeting in Dresden, on 14 to 16 October 2009 at the invitation of the Directors Conference of the State Media Authorities (DLM) in cooperation with the regional regulatory authority for private broadcasting...
  • 27th EPRA meeting in Riga
    posted on 16 May, 2008   (public)
    Riga, the Baltic pearl, was the backdrop for the 27th meeting of the European Platform of Broadcasting Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) The EPRA convened at the kind invitation of the National Broadcasting Council of Latvia from 14 to 16 May 2008. The largest EPRA meeting so...
  • 26th EPRA meeting convenes in Sofia
    posted on 05 October, 2007   (public)
    Sofia, the city which grows but never gets old, was the backdrop for the 26th meeting of the European Platform of Broadcasting Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) The meeting convened at the kind invitation of the Bulgarian Council for Electronic Media (CEM) from 3 to 5 October...
  • 24th EPRA Meeting in Dubrovnik: New Media at the centre of discussions
    posted on 06 October, 2006   (public)
    New Media at the centre of discussions Dubrovnik was the setting of the 24th EPRA meeting which convened at the invitation of the Croatian Council for Electronic Media from 4 to 6 October 2006. The meeting involved about 150 participants from 39 countries. Forty-five...
  • 23rd EPRA Meeting in Elsinore
    posted on 18 May, 2006   (public)
    The European Platform of Regulatory Authorities held its 23rd meeting in the Shakespearian setting of Elsinore, Denmark from the 18th to the 19th of May. The meeting involved about 130 participants from 37 countries and was hosted by the Danish Radio and Television Board....
  • 22nd EPRA meeting in Budapest
    posted on 23 October, 2005   (public)
    The European Platform of Regulatory Authorities held its 22nd meeting in Budapest from the 20th to 21st of October 2005. The largest meeting to date involved 145 participants from 40 countries and was hosted by the National Radio and Television Commission (ORTT) of Hungary....
  • 21st EPRA meeting in Sarajevo: EPRA celebrates its 10th anniversary
    posted on 15 May, 2005   (public)
    The European Platform of Regulatory Authorities celebrated its 10th anniversary at the 21st meeting held in Sarajevo from the 12th to 13th of May 2005. The largest meeting to date involved over 130 participants from 39 countries and was hosted by the Communication Regulatory...
  • EPRA convenes in Istanbul for 20th meeting
    posted on 17 October, 2004   (public)
    Istanbul was the location of the 20th EPRA meeting on the 14 and 15 of October 2004. 128 participants from 39 countries attended the meeting, which was hosted by the Radio and Television Supreme Council. Forty-five regulatory authorities were represented and were joined by...
  • 19th EPRA meeting in Stockholm
    posted on 17 June, 2004   (public)
    Stockholm was the location of the 19th EPRA meeting on the 3 and 4 of June 2004. 124 participants from 38 countries attended the meeting, which was jointly hosted by the Swedish Broadcasting Commission and the Swedish Radio and TV Authority. 48 regulatory authorities were...
  • 18th EPRA meeting in Nicosia
    posted on 25 October, 2003   (public)
    The 18th meeting of the EPRA took place in Nicosia, Cyprus on the 23 and 24 of October 2003 Ninety-five participants from 34 countries attended the meeting, which was hosted by the Cyprus Radio-Television Authority. Forty-three regulatory authorities were represented and...
  • 17th EPRA Meeting in Naples
    posted on 10 May, 2003   (public)
    The 17th meeting of the EPRA took place in Naples on the 8 and 9 of May 2003 Over a hundred participants from 35 countries attended the meeting, which was hosted by the Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni (AGCOM). Forty-four regulatory authorities were...
  • 16th EPRA meeting in Ljubljana
    posted on 27 October, 2002   (public)
    The 16th meeting of the EPRA took place in Ljubljana on the 24 and 25 of October 2002 Ninety-nine participants from 35 countries participated in the meeting, which was hosted jointly by the Slovenian Broadcasting Council, and the Telecommunications, Broadcasting and Post...
  • 15th EPRA Meeting in Brussels
    posted on 17 May, 2002   (public)
    The 15th meeting of the EPRA took place in Brussels on 16 and 17 May 2002 119 participants from 35 countries participated in the meeting, which was hosted jointly by the Belgian Conseil supérieur de l'audiovisuel de la Communauté française (CSA) and...
  • 14th EPRA Meeting in Malta
    posted on 29 September, 2001   (public)
    The European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) held its 14th meeting on 27-28 September in Malta, at the invitation of the Malta Broadcasting Authority Over 90 representatives from 41 regulatory authorities responsible for broadcasting throughout Europe met to...
  • 13th EPRA Meeting in Barcelona
    posted on 21 April, 2001   (public)
      The European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) held its 13th meeting on 19-20 April in Barcelona, at the invitation of the Catalan Audiovisual Council (CAC). One hundred representatives from 41 regulatory authorities in the field of broadcasting in Europe met...
  • 12th EPRA meeting in Bratislava
    posted on 28 October, 2000   (public)
    The European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) held its 12th meeting on 26-27 October 2000 in Bratislava, at the invitation of the Council for Broadcasting and Retransmission of the Slovak Republic. Some 70 representatives from 32 European regulatory authorities in...
  • 11th EPRA Meeting in Paris
    posted on 27 May, 2000   (public)
    The European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) held its 11th meeting on 25-26 May 2000 in Paris, at the invitation of the Conseil Supérieur de l'Audiovisuel (CSA) Some 90 representatives from 36 European regulatory authorities in the field of broadcasting...
  • 10th EPRA meeting in Ermoupolis
    posted on 23 October, 1999   (public)
    The European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) held its tenth meeting on Syros Island, Greece, at the invitation of the Greek National Council on 21-22 October 1999 Representatives from 29 European regulatory authorities in the field of broadcasting (from EU, EFTA,...
  • 9th EPRA Meeting in Vevey, Switzerland
    posted on 08 May, 1999   (public)
    The EPRA held its ninth meeting in Vevey, Switzerland at the joint invitation of the Independent Complaints Commission (AIEP) and the Federal Office for Communication (OFCOM) Representatives from 30 European audio-visual regulatory authorities (from EU, EFTA, Central and...
  • 8th EPRA meeting in Aachen
    posted on 07 November, 1998   (public)
    The EPRA held its eighth meeting in Aachen, Germany at the invitation of the LfR, the North-Rhine Westphalian regulatory authority on 5-6 November 1998 Representatives from 26 European audiovisual regulatory authorities (from EU, EFTA, Central and Eastern European countries...
  • 7th EPRA meeting in Fredrikstad
    posted on 16 May, 1998   (public)
    The EPRA held its seventh meeting in Fredrikstad, Norway at the invitation of the Norwegian Mass Media Authority on 14-15 May 1998 Representatives from 21 audiovisual regulatory authorities from EU, EFTA, Central and Eastern European countries as well as Turkey met to...