“Promoting dialogue between the ECtHR and the media freedom community”                                           

The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom, with support of the Council of Europe and its partner organisations, invites you to join a dialogue on freedom of expression between the European legal and the media sphere. It will take place on 24th March 2017 in the Palais de l’Europe Building (Room 1) in Strasbourg.

The conference will be live-streamed entirely. Find the webcast here.

The one-day conference aims to bring together judges and lawyers of the European Court of Human Rights and media lawyers, academics, policymakers, journalists, media professionals and civil society representatives active in the field of media law and freedom of expression. It will provide a platform to discuss the ECtHR case law in cases concerning freedom of expression of media and journalists.

Key topics to be discussed:
● Defamation, privacy and the processing of personal data
● Investigative journalism, access to information, protection of sources and whistleblowers
● The right to protest and the role of the media during protests. 

Registration closed

To find more information about the European Centre for Press and Media freedom, visit our website and follow us on Twitter.

The conference will be live-streamed entirely. Find the webcast here. 
Back To Schedule
Friday, March 24 • 15:30 - 17:00
The right to protest and the role of the media during protests.
Feedback form is now closed.
avatar for Peter Noorlander

Peter Noorlander

Program Director, Bertha Foundation
Peter Noorlander is a recognised expert on international human rights law and policy, particularly on issues of digital rights and freedom of expression, and Director of the Bertha Justice Initiative. He has worked in the human rights NGO sector for twenty years, during which he co-founded... Read More →

avatar for Duygu Köksal

Duygu Köksal

Duygu Köksal is a human rights lawyer based in Istanbul. She obtained her law degree from the Galatasaray University and her LLM in human rights from University of Strasbourg. She wrote her thesis on “Right to medical care in detention in the light of the ECHR’s caselaw”.After... Read More →
avatar for Markus Pentikäinen

Markus Pentikäinen

Photojournalist and member of editorial board, Suomen Kuvalehti
Markus Pentikäinen, 36, is a award-winning photojournalist and member of editorial board at leading Finnish news magazine Suomen Kuvalehti. There he has been covering international and domestic political, cultural and economic topics since 2005. He has also lectured in different... Read More →

Dragoljub Popović

Former Judge, The European Court of Human Rights
avatar for Daniel Simons

Daniel Simons

Legal Officer for Freedom of Assembly, Expression and Information, Open Society Foundations
I'm a senior legal counsel at Greenpeace International, responsible for the defensive arm of our Legal Unit's activities. In practice, my work largely resembles that of a lawyer working with a media outlet. I assist investigations and communications staff by helping them use access... Read More →

Friday March 24, 2017 15:30 - 17:00 CET
The Palais de l’Europe Building (Room 1)