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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's permanent Secretariat has a new administrative assistant
posted on 12 March, 2019   (public)
Géraldine Denis joined the Secretariat on 1 March Further to the vacancy notice and the recruitment process launched last September, Géraldine Denis joined the EPRA Secretariat on March 1st as a full-time and permanent administrative assistant. Géraldine...
Sharing the outcomes of the 2nd EPRA Media Literacy Taskforce Meeting
posted on 10 December, 2018   (public)
Taskforce adopted Guidance documents on evaluating MIL projects and on encouraging stakeholders’ engagement The second meeting of the EPRA Taskforce for Media Literacy convened on the margins of the 48th EPRA meeting which took place on 10-12 October 2018 in Bratislava....
EPRA back in Bratislava for 48th Meeting
posted on 16 October, 2018   (public)
On the eve of AVMSD adoption, the need for increased cooperation between AV regulators and enhanced EPRA-ERGA synergy were deemed crucial 18 years after first convening in the Slovak capital, EPRA was back in Bratislava, on 10-12 October 2018, to hold its 48th meeting at the...

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...