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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...
A new Executive Board for EPRA
posted on 16 May, 2013   (public)
EPRA re-elects Jean-François Furnémont as Chairman; Helena Mandić joins the Executive Board (c) Picture Courtesy National Broadcasting Council of Poland Elections for the entire EPRA Executive Board were held at the 37th EPRA meeting in Kraków on 10...

EPRA News

Working together: IRG and EPRA organise a joint event for their members
posted on 12 July, 2021   (public)
Online is not a sector: exploring the benefits of regulatory cooperation to address emerging digital challenges On 9 July 2021, the Independent Regulators Group (Telecoms) and the European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (Audiovisual) organised a joint event entitled ...
53rd EPRA meeting: adoption of new Statutes
posted on 25 May, 2021   (public)
 EPRA Members adopt new statutes As part of the EPRA Strategy for 2021-2023 “Sharing knowledge to embrace change” and its related work plan, EPRA members have unanimously adopted amendments of the Statutes proposed by the Executive Board further to a...
EPRA welcomes a new member: The National Audiovisual Institute of Finland
posted on 21 May, 2021   (public)
KAVI joins the EPRA network At the 53rd EPRA meeting, which was held online on 20 May 2021, EPRA members officially endorsed the membership application of the National Audiovisual Institute of Finland, KAVI.   The National Audiovisual Institute is a central governmental...

Regulation News

New package of EU sanctions targeting Russian state-controlled channels
posted on 07 June, 2022   (public)
EU ban extended to new channels, ban of all means of broadcast and transmission to reduce possibilities of circumvention [ADDENDUM: Important information added on 13 June] The European Commission announced the adoption of its sixth package of sanctions against Russia...
IRIS Special report "Transparency of media ownership"
posted on 14 April, 2022   (public)
Harmonising media ownership transparency currently impossible at EU-level, but transparency a key component in several upcoming EU regulations The European Audiovisual Observatory published an IRIS Special report on 31 March 2022 entitled "Transparency of media...
Council of Europe adopts a recommendation to create a favourable environment for quality journalism
posted on 31 March, 2022   (public)
Sustainable funding, trust built through quality media and media literacy are key to promote quality journalism, recommendation says The Council of Europe has adopted on 17 March 2022 Recommendation CM/Rec(2022)4 of the Committee of Ministers to member States on promoting a...