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EPRA Annual Work Programme 2014 adopted
posted on 24 February, 2014   (public)
EPRA Annual Work Programme 2014 adopted Further to a two-month consultation phase, the EPRA Executive Board adopted the EPRA Work programme 2014 on 14 February in London. EPRA’s annual Work Programme aims to enhance transparency for members and external stakeholders of...
European media regulators meet in Vilnius to address challenges of pluralism in the new media environment
posted on 10 October, 2013   (public)
European media regulators meet in Vilnius to address challenges of pluralism in the new media environment For the first time integrated in the programme of the EU Presidency, the European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) met in the Lithuanian capital to discuss...
Susanne Nikoltchev elected Director of the European Audiovisual Observatory
posted on 28 June, 2013   (public)
Susanne Nikoltchev elected Director of the European Audiovisual Observatory The European Audiovisual Observatory, which is an enlarged partial agreement of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg has a new Director as of the 1st of July 2013. Dr. Susanne Nikoltchev, currently...

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...

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...