European Union External Action

Latest Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights on Freedom of Expression

25/10/2017 - 14:10
Conference/seminar

This seminar will provide participants with a detailed insight into jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights on freedom of expression in the digital era. Participants will also discuss current developments in media freedom and pluralism.

Objective

This seminar will provide participants with a detailed insight into jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights on freedom of expression in the digital era. Participants will also discuss current developments in media freedom and pluralism.

Key topics

  • Guarantee of the right to freedom of expression (Art. 10 ECHR)
  • The open internet: rights and duties of private actors
  • Legislative framework for combating hate speech in Europe
  • Current developments in media freedom and pluralism in Europe

Who should attend?

Practitioners working in the area of European human rights law and freedom of expression, government officials, particularly those working on media regulation, executives and legal counsel from the media industry and journalists.


Visit to the European Court of Human Rights

Participants will have the opportunity to visit the European Court of Human Rights. The visit will include the screening of a documentary followed by a presentation on the ECtHR’s role and work.

Those interested in attending this optional programme are required to inform ERA.

  • Please allow enough time before the ECtHR visit for the security check at the entrance.
  • Please bring your ID card or other form of identification.
  • Please note that luggage cannot be brought into the ECtHR

 

Fees in €:

Standard

EU and ERA patrons

Young lawyers and other groups

Discount Voucher Code

Registration

490,00

294,00

367,50

367,50

 

More details about the fees and discounts

Early registration discount
10 % before 20.10.2017

Discounts available
25 % - For young lawyers up to 30 years of age (important: the participant must provide a copy or details of his or her passport or identity card on registration); Full-time staff of universities or comparable academic institutions; Staff of charitable organisations or comparable institutions

25 % - Discount Voucher Code
If you have a discount voucher code, please click on the option above and enter the code in the Voucher Field when you register.

20/11/2017 - 21/11/2017

European Parliament
Bâtiment Louise Weiss (LOW)
Allée du Printemps
67070 Strasbourg
France

Cecilia Holmsten
Assistant:
Annette Geibel

+49 (0)651 9 37 37-321