Speak Up! 3 Conference
 
Programme


08:30

REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

09:30

OPENING CEREMONY


Welcome by Christian Danielsson, Director General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations
  • Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy & Enlargement Negotiations
  • Ulrike Lunacek, Vice-President of the European Parliament - Brussels
  • Nils Muižnieks, Commissioner for Human Rights, Council of Europe - Strasbourg
10:30  SESSION 1

Freedom of Expression in the Western Balkans and Turkey: Progress and persisting challenges

Moderator: 
  • Tea Gorjanc-Prelević, Director, Human Rights Action - Podgorica
Panellists:
  • Florian Raunig, Head of OSCE Mission to Albania - Tirana
  • Jeta Xharra, Director, Balkan Investigative Reporting Network - Pristina
  • Miroslav Milićević, Vice-President, Serbian Anti-Corruption Council - Belgrade
  • Bobi Hristov, Editor, Telma TV - Skopje
  • William Horsley, International Director, Centre for Freedom of the Media (CFOM), University of Sheffield - London
  • Yavuz Baydar, Punto 24 - Istanbul
12:15 

LUNCH

13:45
SESSION 2

"New Media" in the context of democracy and critical thinking

Moderator:
  • Yaman Akdeniz, Professor, Istanbul Bilgi University - Turkey
Panellists:
  • Adeline Hulin, Communication and Information Consultant, UNESCO - Brussels
  • Jasmin Hadžiahmetović, Web Editor, N1 - Sarajevo
  • Divina Frau-Meigs, Professor of Media Sociology, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris
  • Andrew Puddephatt, Expert on Internet Policy and Freedom of Expression, Global Partners Digital - London
  • Besar Likmeta, Writer, Balkan Investigative Reporting Network Albania - Tirana
  • Nikola Ristić, Executive Editor, European Western Balkans - Belgrade

15:15

COFFEE BREAK

15:35
SESSION 3

The way forward

Moderator:
  • Remzi Lani, Director, Albanian Media Institute - Tirana
Panellists:
  • Aidan White, Director, Ethical Journalism Network - London
  • Vukašin Obradović, President, Independent Journalist Association (NUNS) - Belgrade
  • Boro Kontić, Director, Mediacentar - Sarajevo
  • Siniša Bejković, Deputy Ombudsman - Podgorica
  • Mogens Blicher Bjerregård, President, European Federation of Journalists - Hillerød
17:00

Summary and Concluding Remarks


Summary of the conference

Moderators: 
  • Tea Gorjanc-Prelević, Director, Human Rights Action - Podgorica
  • Yaman Akdeniz, Professor of Law, Istanbul Bilgi University - Istanbul
  • Remzi Lani, Director, Albanian Media Institute - Tirana

Concluding remarks
  • Johannes Hahn, Commissioner
18:00 RECEPTION