Lisbon, 25-26 November 2019
This year’s edition of the Lisbon Forum – organized by the North/South Centre of the Council of Europe at the Ismaili Center – has represented a great opportunity to reflect on the relation between development and human rights, the rule of law and democracy and their implications for the global achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Journalists from COPEAM’s network – Radio Tunisienne, EPRS Algérie, RTVE Spain and SNRT Morocco – have extensively covered this 25th edition with news, radio and video interviews and other media content to widen the visibility of…
Brussels, 14 October 2019
Last October, the EBU organized a roundtable in Brussels to present the outcomes and the impact of the “Generation what? – Arab version” regional survey on the media and audiovisual policies in the South-Mediterranean countries.
In this unique survey, thousands of young people aged between 18 and 35 years describe their living conditions, voice their opinions on society, discuss their aspirations and fears relating to a wide range of subjects, such as personal relationships, studies, work, leisure, obligations, private life, political outlook.
A portrait of the Arab youth offering a broad and insightful…
The European Audiovisual Observatory represents a unique information source on the audiovisual sector in Europe. Part of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France, the Observatory is a public service organization created in 1992 with the aim to collect and distribute information about the audiovisual industries in Europe while promoting greater transparency and a clearer understanding of the ways in which the audiovisual industries function, both from an economic and legal point of view. In the last months, from the beginning of July until today, the Observatory has published various texts and reports containing information on the various audiovisual markets…
In March 2019, the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers adopted a new Recommendation on Preventing and Combating Sexism. Not only does this text contain the first ever internationally agreed definition of sexism, but it also proposes a set of concrete measures to combat this widespread phenomenon. Last week, with the aim to promote the fight against sexism and the implementation of this Recommendation, the Council has launched a video and an action page under the hashtag #StopSexism and the slogan “Sexism: See it. Name it. Stop it.” In the upcoming months and starting from its outstanding…