23/09/2020 - 24/09/2020
The Venice Commission participated in 1st meeting of the Committee of Experts of the Council of Europe on Media Environment and Reform (MSI-REF) online.
The preliminary discussions on the following draft documents, based on the work of the MSI-REF experts, had been discussed during this meeting:
• a draft recommendation by the Committee of Ministers to member States on guiding principles for media and communication governance;
• a draft recommendation by the Committee of Ministers to member States on election communication and media coverage of electoral campaigns.
• a note on regulatory/policy requirements, compatible with freedom of expression and information.