On 23-24 September 2020, the Committee of Experts on Media Environment and Reform (MSI-REF) of the Council of Europe held its first meeting to discuss and exchange on three draft policy documents. On the occasion of this first meeting, which was particularly rich in exchanges and ideas, Maria Donde, Head of international content policy at Ofcom (UK) and EPRA Vice-Chairperson, was elected Chair of the Committee.
As specified in the terms of reference, the 13 media experts of the Committee (seven member States’ representatives and six independent experts) have the task to prepare, in the light of Council of Europe standards, the following documents:
Through the drafting of these instruments, the MIS-REF intends to tackle key challenges for audiovisual regulation. Such challenges are also regularly addressed during EPRA meetings (see below).
The Committee is expected to finalise its mission at the end of 2021.
 Elda Brogi, Liz Carolan, Mark David Cole, Arthur Cozma, Maria Donde, Marius Dragomir, Raphaël Kies, Helena Mandić, Marko Milosavljević, Markus Oermann, Manuel Puppis, Damian Tambini, Jadranka Vojvodić