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Independence of NRAs: EPRA highlights Key Developments
posted on 17 July, 2014   (public)
Independence of NRAs: EPRA highlights Key Developments A Working Group on the independence of broadcasting regulators convened on the occasion of the 39th EPRA meeting which took place in Budva, Montenegro, on 4-6 June 2014. The first part of the three-tiered debate focused...
EPRA elects Helena Mandić as Chairwoman; Celene Craig and Juraj Polák join the Executive Board
posted on 16 June, 2014   (public)
EPRA elects Helena Mandić as Chairwoman; Celene Craig and Juraj Polák join the Executive Board By-elections for the positions of EPRA Chairperson and two EPRA Vice-Chairpersons were held at the 39th EPRA meeting in Budva on 6 June 2014. Further to the announcements...
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...

EPRA News

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

Inaugural Meeting of the ERGA
posted on 12 March, 2014   (public)
Inaugural Meeting of the ERGA  (Article updated on 20 March with a link to the ERGA Rules of Procedures) The inaugural meeting of the Group of European Regulators for audiovisual media services (ERGA) took place on 4 March  2014 at the European Commission's...
When law meets practice: EBU study on the legal regime of Article 10 ECHR and public service media
posted on 25 February, 2014   (public)
When law meets practice: EBU study on the legal regime of Article 10 ECHR and Public Service Media The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has recently entrusted a study concerning public service media under Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) to...
Advertising for e-cigarettes: waiting for a legal framework
posted on 12 February, 2014   (public)
Advertising for e-cigarettes: France is waiting for a legal framework The French audiovisual regulator (“Conseil supérieur de l’audiovisuel”) was recently faced with advertising spots or product placement for electronic cigarettes. Not being in a...