Right to Know

Council of Europe adopts a wide “Right to Know”

Council of Europe adopts a wide “Right to Know”

The Assembly urged European governments to create a broad “right to know” – consisting of maximum transparency in public life, a vibrant and diverse media, and a rich educational and cultural environment – in order to encourage democratic participation and combat “post-truth” disinformation and the manipulation of public opinion. Adopting a resolution based on the report prepared by Roberto Rampi

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Report on the Right to Know to be adopted in May

Report on the Right to Know to be adopted in May

3 May is World Press Freedom Day and as UNESCO puts it, “3 May acts as a reminder to governments of the need to respect their commitment to press freedom and is also a day of reflection among media professionals about issues of press freedom and professional ethics. Just as importantly, World Press Freedom Day is a day of support

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Report of the hearing on the Right to Know

Report of the hearing on the Right to Know

The report and minutes of the hearing held online on 3 December 2020 at the Commission on culture, science, education and media of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) is now available in English and French on the PACE website. Members of the Committee listened to Sen. Roberto Rampi, General Rapporteur on the project resolution; Ms Helen

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