The OSCE's Representative on Freedom of the Media hosted a conference called “Internet 2013: Shaping polices to advance media freedom" in Vienna on 14-15 February 2013. (iStockphoto)
Free and well-developed media are a cornerstone of democratic societies. The OSCE monitors media developments in its participating States for violations of freedom of expression. This includes reviewing legislation regulating the media, as well as monitoring cases where journalists are prosecuted for their professional activities or are the victims of harassment. The OSCE also engages in media development through training and support for editors and journalists.
VIENNA, 10 March 2014 – OSCE media freedom representative Dunja Mijatović today welcomed the release of journalist Tuncay Özkan and urged swift, fair and transparent trials for all imprisoned journalists in Turkey. Mijatović’s office today also presented an updated analysis on imprisoned journalists in Turkey...
KYIV, 7 March 2014 – OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today warned that the current situation in Ukraine has led to a media freedom crisis as she ended a four-day visit to the country... (
KYIV, 6 March 2014 – The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Dunja Mijatović, is cancelling her press conference on Friday due to additional information gathering and meetings with authorities and media organizations in Ukraine...
VIENNA, 3 March 2014 – OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today said harassment of journalists in Ukraine must stop, and that members of the media must be able to perform their work... (
VIENNA, 3 March 2014 – The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Dunja Mijatović, will visit Ukraine from 4 to 7 March to discuss media freedom issues with senior government officials, civil society and media representatives... (