ARTICLE 19: Seeking Applications for Workshop on Regulating “Hate Speech” in the Media

Deadline: 28 August 2017

ARTICLE 19 is currently seeking applications from representatives of audio-visual media regulatory bodies and press councils from across the European Union to participate in a two-day workshop on international legal standards on regulating hate speech in the media.

ARTICLE 19 is an international non-governmental organisation, working globally to promote freedom of expression and access to information.

The project is financially supported by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship (REC) Programme of the European Union.

Workshop

  • The workshop will provide a space for sharing experience and best practices and will include a mixture of theoretical and practical sessions.
  • The workshop will also seek to elaborate new, creative and innovative approaches towards promoting equality and freedom of expression in the media, including the social media presence of media actors.
  • The workshop is part of #MediaAgainstHate, a Europe-wide campaign led by the European Federation of Journalists and a coalition of civil society organisations.
  • The campaign involves journalists, civil society, lawyers and regulatory bodies, in order to counter hate speech and discrimination in the media, both on and offline.

Benefit

ARTICLE 19 will cover travel, accommodation and a modest per diem while in London.

How to Apply

To apply, please send a CV and short letter of motivation, stating applicant’s expectations for the workshop and describing one good practice in the field of countering hate speech and/or promoting freedom of expression from their institution or their country at the address given on the website.

Eligible Countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom

For more information, please visit Call for Applications.

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