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123599
English
Yes
No

The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Dunja Mijatović, will participate in an international conference on the development of independent media in the digital age in Eurasia. Mijatović will give deliver a speech at the opening session of the conference. More information about the event is available on the conference website

Kyiv, Ukraine
Representative on Freedom of the Media
24 September 2014 - 26 September 2014
No
123536
English
Yes
No

The Principal Adviser to the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Juan Barata, will particiapte in an international media conference on politics and media. Barata will be a panelist and expert on a session about the main challanges of Romanian press and the influence of politics. 

Bucharest, Romania
Representative on Freedom of the Media
23 September 2014
No
121100
English
121100
Yes
No

Modalities &  Agenda:

Further information concerning the organization of the Meeting is available in the following documents:  “Agenda”, “Technical Information”, “Information for Civil Society”, “Side events Checklist” and “Document Preparations Guidelines”. You will also find below the “Fact sheet about HDIM”. The annotated agenda of the Meeting will be posted in the days ahead of the Meeting.

Registration:

Online registration for all participants is available at http://meetings.odihr.pl. Participants wishing to attend are requested to register preferably by Wednesday, 3rd September 2014. The registration will also be available after the date; however, early registration would be highly appreciated to facilitate the preparation of the HDIM.

Participation in the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting is free of charge, although all travel and accommodation costs should be borne by participants. The following documents might facilitate accommodation arrangements: ‘List of chosen hotels in Warsaw”, “Hotel special rates”, Booking form to Sofitel hotel where the meeting takes place, as well as to the Novotel hotel.

Registered participants will be able to collect their badges at the Meeting’s venue as of Monday, 22nd September, from 8 a.m.

Side Events:

Side events may be held over the course of the Seminar. Institutions and organizations wishing to organize a side event are requested to register it at their earliest convenience, by filling out the checklist and send it to Mr. Ireneusz Stepinski at ireneusz.stepinski@odihr.pl by Friday, 5th September at the latest. Requests are processed on a first come, first served basis, subject to availability of rooms. More details are available in “Information for Civil Society” and “Checklist for Organizers of Side Events”. Additional information on the content and objectives of planned side events, as well as on timing and duration, will be made available on the website prior to the event.

For further information about the HDIM please refer to the documents or contact:

Registration of participants: Ms. Anna Sierant at Anna.Sierant@odihr.pl or +48 22 5200 627

Registration and organization of side events: Mr. Ireneusz Stepinski at Ireneusz.Stepinski@odihr.pl or +48 22 5200 658

Organizational matters: Ms. Kamila Czerwinska at Kamila.Czerwinska@odihr.pl or +48 22 5200 657

Live web streaming

The opening and closing sessions will be streamed live on this page, according to the below schedule:

  • Monday, 22 September 2014, 10:00-13:00 CET: Opening plenary session
  • Friday, 3 October 2014, 10:00-13:00 CET: Closing reinforced plenary session

Please visit this page for the live webcast during above times.

The Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM), Europe's largest annual human rights and democracy conference, is organized every year by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) as a platform for 57 OSCE participating States, Partners for Co-operation, civil society, international organizations and OSCE structures to take stock of the implementation of the human dimension commitments, discuss associated challenges, share good practices and make recommendations for further improvements.
Hotel Sofitel Victoria, Warsaw
Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights
22 September 2014 - 3 October 2014
No
123051
English
Yes
No

The second expert meeting will focus on the legal implications of Open Journalism, protection of media freedom online, and how the new voices of Open Journalism are recognized and safeguarded with regards to basic human rights.

Among the experts participating in the meeting are Yaman Akdeniz (Professor, Bigli University), Begaim Usenova (Director, Media Policy Institute), Tarlach McGonagle (Senior researcher, Institute for Information Law), Irina Levova (Russian Association of Electronic Communications), and Wolfgang Kleinwaechter (Professor, Aarhus University). 

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Vienna
Representative on Freedom of the Media
19 September 2014
Yes
123265
English
Yes
No

Staff from the Office of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media will participate in a panel discussion on access to information at a meeting organized by the UN Convention against Corruption Coalition. The meeting will highligt the importance of access to information in fighting corruption and sources of technical assistance.

Vienna, Austria
Representative on Freedom of the Media
9 September 2014
No
123077
English
Yes
No

The Principal Adviser to the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Juan Barata, will participate in a roundtable discussion on the challenges facing press freedom amd media independence in Egypt. Barata will moderate the discussuion at the meeting's last panel on the core challenges, priorities and recommendations of the meeting. 

Vienna, Austria
Representative on Freedom of the Media
3 September 2014
No
123076
English
Yes
No

Staff from the Office of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media will participate in the Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul. The overarching theme for the meeting is "Connecting Continents for Enhanced Multistakeholder Internet Governance". More information about the event is available on the conference website.

Istanbul, Turkey
Representative on Freedom of the Media
2 September 2014 - 5 September 2014
No
122596
English
Yes
No

The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Dunja Mijatović, will give a speech at the Sarajevo Summer Law School on the media freedom situation in the OSCE region. More information about the event is available here

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Representative on Freedom of the Media
13 August 2014
No
121527
English
Yes
No

The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Dunja Mijatović, will participate in a seminar that will discuss the Italian defamation laws and how to improve them. The Representative will give a keynote speech at the seminar. More information about the event (in Italian) is available here

Rome, Italy
Representative on Freedom of the Media
23 July 2014
No
121260
English
Yes
No

Staff from the Office of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media will participate in a OSCE-led training session on media self-regulation for members of the media in Skopje. 

Skopje
Representative on Freedom of the Media
15 July 2014
No