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ECPMF fact-finding mission to Macedonia

April 25 @ 8:00 am - April 28 @ 5:00 pm
Skopje, Skopje,

ECPMF, OBCT, SEEMO and EFJ are organising an important fact-finding mission to Skopje, Macedonia. The EFJ will be represented by its General Secretary Ricardo Gutiérrez. The mission will focus on the recent attacks/violence against journalists, which are, to our knowledge, often not investigated. There will be a press meeting to release a first statement on Friday, 28th, at 10am. Background information: IREX Media Sustainability Report (2017) on Macedonia: https://www.irex.org/sites/default/files/pdf/media-sustainability-index-europe-eurasia-2017-full.pdf (p. 63-76) FreedomHouse Report (2016) (https://freedomhouse.org/country/macedonia). CPJ article: https://cpj.org/blog/2017/04/in-macedonia-anti-press-rhetoric-leaves-journalist.php#more The 9 alerts on Macedonia submitted to the CoE Platform for the Protection of Journalism and the Safety of Journalists; The news on Macedonia…

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AJM-EFJ project “Journalists’ Network for Media Freedom in Macedonia”

April 25 @ 8:00 am - April 28 @ 5:00 pm
Skopje, Skopje,

The EFJ General Secretary Ricardo Gutiérrez will attend several meetings in Skopje, Macedonia, in the framework of the AJM-EFJ project "Journalists' Network for Media Freedom in Macedonia".

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8:00 am

EP mini-pleanary in Brussels

April 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

european parliament plenary agenda 2016

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EESC Plenary Session

April 26 @ 8:00 am - April 27 @ 5:00 pm
Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

525th Plenary Session including the following events: Debate with Can Dündar, a Turkish journalist nominated for the 2016 Sakharov Prize, on Wednesday 26 April at 3 p.m. Debate with Professor Dusan Sidjanski, honorary chairman of the European Cultural Centre, on Wednesday 26 April at 4.30 p.m. Debate with Maroš Šefčovič, vice-president of the European Commission responsible for the Energy Union, on Thursday 27 April at 10.30 a.m.  

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10:00 am

Media and democracy, FES workshop

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Brussels Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Belgium

In times of political gambling, minorities become the scapegoating target of populist leaders. In name of the freedom of expression, racist discourses are legitimised by the electorate choice of right-wing representation in the structures of power. Although some discourses are becoming obsolete, media magnifies the stereotypes and can influence the negative perceptions largely and inaccurately promoted and which is yet reinforced by strong political discourse. But (new) media can also be an instrument for mobilization, participation and change. How is media helping to build democracy and a new narrative for Europe? And how to tackle hate speech, racism and underrepresentation…

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5:30 pm

Press Club event EFJ-EBU : Documentaire et débat sur la liberté d’expression et des médias en Turquie

April 26 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Brussels Press Club, Belgium

INVITATION PRESS BRIEFING Documentaire et débat sur la liberté d'expression et des médias en Turquie Documentary and debate on freedom of expression and medias on Turkey           FEJ - Fédération européenne des journalistes / EFJ - European Federation of Journalists en collaboration avec l'UER - Union européenne de radio-télévision in cooperation with EBU - European Broadcasting Union cordially invite invitent cordialement pour documentaire Erdogan ou l'ivresse du pouvoir suivi d'un débat avec / followed by a debate with : Welcoming - Intro : 17:45 : Jean-Paul Philippot, President EBU-UER 18:00 : Documentaire - Documentary (en français, subtitled…

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