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Developments and challenges facing Georgian media and internet sector

Kakheti, Georgia 6-7 December 2016
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Developments and challenges facing Georgian media and internet sector

On 6-7 December 2016, there will be a two-day meeting of the national stakeholders and partners including the representatives of the Georgian National Communications Commission, Charter of Journalistic Ethics, Georgian Public Service Broadcaster, Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Developments, Data Exchange Agency, local NGO’s etc. The event aims at analysing the results of the media monitoring during 2016 parliamentary elections as well as discussing the ongoing changes at the Georgian and Adjarian Public Service Broadcasters. In addition, the project team together with the representative of the Delegation of the European Union in Georgia will present the events planned to be carried out in 2017.

The event is organised within the framework of the joint  “EU/CoE Joint Project Promoting freedom, professionalism and pluralism of the media”. The project was launched in January 2015 and aims to improve freedom, independence, pluralism and diversity of media, to review media legislation and regulation to bring these in line with European standards, including ethical standards for media professionalism as well as to support the implementation of legal frameworks, including remedial actions and to promote the safety of journalists.

For more information on this event, please contact Mamuka Andguladze.