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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 to hire Administrative Assistant to reinforce its permanent Secretariat
posted on 03 September, 2018   (public)
EPRA Assistant Recruitment: publication of  vacancy notice EPRA is currently looking to hire a full-time Administrative Assistant to reinforce its permanent Secretariat based in Strasbourg. The position is at grade B4 of the Council of Europe The process is ongoing in...
EPRA meeting in Luxembourg: sharing key findings
posted on 10 July, 2018   (public)
The 47th EPRA meeting took place on 23-25 May at the invitation of ALIA, the broadcasting regulatory authority  of Luxembourg. The event gathered 157 delegates representing 49 member authorities. ©Photo Courtesy of ALIA The plenary sessions focused on key challenges...
Newly established EPRA MIL Taskforce publishes guidance document
posted on 11 June, 2018   (public)
Top Tips on how to set up a national Media Literacy Network A new Taskforce for Media Literacy, established by EPRA, met for the first time on the eve of the 47th EPRA meeting which took place on 23-24 May 2018 in Luxembourg. Delegates from 22 EPRA members have already joined...

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...