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Executive Board adopts EPRA's new Work Programme
posted on 25 February, 2019   (public)
An practically-oriented, relevant and forward-looking programme for 2019 The Annual Work Programme, which lays out EPRA’s priorities and anticipated work for 2019, has been drafted by assembling member authorities’ suggestions collected further to a call for...
Gender equality and broadcasting: EPRA publishes comparative Report
posted on 18 September, 2018   (public)
Promoting greater gender representation and portrayal on- and off-screen: the role of audiovisual regulators Today, 18 September 2018, EPRA formally presented a comparative report entitled "Achieving Greater Diversity in Broadcasting - special focus on Gender; benefits...
Vice-Chair Election: Maria Donde joins EPRA Board
posted on 04 June, 2018   (public)
EPRA Executive Board finally complete Elections to a vacant position of Vice Chairperson in the EPRA Executive Board took place during the 47th EPRA meeting in Luxembourg on 24 May 2018. The Assembly of members of EPRA unanimously elected Maria Donde, Head of International...

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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...

Regulation News

Data protection and children: ICO released final version of the Age Appropriate Design Code
posted on 30 January, 2020   (public)
Ambitious standards at the core of a risk-based approach to take into account the best interests of the child On 21 January 2020, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has released its final version of the Age Appropriate Design Code which...
Refusal to investigate hate speech comments: ECHR condemns Lithuania
posted on 20 January, 2020   (public)
The European Court of Human Rights held that the discriminatory attitude of the Lithuanian justice authorities deprived the applicants of their right to an effective remedy   The facts: In 2014, two young men posted on Facebook a photograph of them kissing.  The...
Blocking access to content previously declared unlawful: a new obligation for online platforms?
posted on 15 January, 2020   (public)
The well-established principle of host providers' limited liability is in the hot seat As enshrined in the Directive on Electronic Commerce of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2000, the host service provider cannot be liable for the content stored...