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                                                                                        “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. 
Opening and concluding remarks [clear filter]
Friday, March 24
 

09:30

Welcoming and opening of the conference
Speakers
avatar for Flutura Kusari

Flutura Kusari

Legal Advisor, European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF)
Flutura is a media lawyer and is responsible for the ECPMF’s legal support. She has worked for various civil society organisations in Kosovo that focus on human rights, freedom of expression and the rule of law. For several years Flutura worked on complex investigative articles... Read More →


Friday March 24, 2017 09:30 - 09:40
The Palais de l’Europe Building (Room 1)

09:40

Keynote speech
Speakers
avatar for András  Sajó

András Sajó

Judge, The European Court of Human Rights
Born on 25 March 1949 in Budapest, HungaryLaw degree at the ELTE Law School of Budapest, 1972Various research fellow positions at the Institute for State and Law, Hungarian Academy of Sciences since 1972PhD and Habilitation at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1977 and 1982Founder... Read More →


Friday March 24, 2017 09:40 - 09:55
The Palais de l’Europe Building (Room 1)

09:55

Keynote speech
Speakers
avatar for Silvia Grundmann

Silvia Grundmann

Head of Media and Internet Division, Council of Europe
Silvia Grundmann works for the Council of Europe in Strasbourg as Head of the Media and Internet Division. She holds both German law degrees with distinction, a Master of Common Law from Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. and she passed the New York State Bar Exam. For her PhD... Read More →


Friday March 24, 2017 09:55 - 10:10
The Palais de l’Europe Building (Room 1)

17:00

Concluding Remarks
Speakers
avatar for Tarlach McGonagle

Tarlach McGonagle

Senior Researcher, Institute for Information Law (IViR)
Dr Tarlach McGonagle is a senior researcher/lecturer at the Institute for Information Law (IViR) at the University of Amsterdam and a senior researcher at the Netherlands School of Human Rights Research. He specialises in, and has published widely on, a broad range of topics relating... Read More →


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