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The “House of Leaves” (Tirana, Albania) wins 2020 Museum Prize

The 2020 Council of Europe Museum Prize has been awarded to The National Museum of Secret Surveillance “House of Leaves” (Tirana, Albania,) at a meeting in Paris today. More

Towards an internet Ombudsman institution

In order to avoid freedom of expression being limited in a discriminatory manner while at the same time making efforts to take down illegal content on the internet, the committee has proposed establishing an Ombudsman institution. More

Threats to media freedom jeopardise the smooth functioning of democratic societies

Threats to media freedom and the safety of journalists have become so numerous that they are jeopardising not only citizens’ right to be properly informed but also the stability of our democratic societies. More

Lord Foulkes: ‘Impunity for crimes against journalists must end’

George Foulkes, rapporteur on media freedom and the safety of journalists, has recalled the fundamental importance of press freedom and the duty in a democratic society to ensure journalists stay safe. More

Rapporteur calls on Russian authorities to immediately release investigative journalist Ivan Golunov

Lord George Foulkes, General Rapporteur on media freedom and the safety of journalists, has expressed concern over police actions against prominent Russian journalist Ivan Golunov. More

Lord George Foulkes: ‘I pay tribute to those courageous journalists who do their job despite the risks and pressures’

On World Press Freedom Day, Lord George Foulkes, rapporteur on media freedom and the safety of journalists, has recalled the fundamental role of journalists and the media in democratic societies. More