Roundtable "Addressing online hate speech: the role of media accountability mechanisms"

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This roundtable discussion will address the issue of online hate speech in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Organized in the framework of the EU-UNESCO Project "Media Accountability in South East Europe", this event will discuss the results of a national survey regarding the extent and nature of hate speech in online media in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. The survey also identifies the measures undertaken by media and other organisations to address the situation, their efficiency and impact on freedom of expression.
The event will gather media professionals, media experts and representatives of media accountability mechanisms both from online and traditional media.


Type of Event Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Start 06.06.2013 08:00 local time
End 06.06.2013 12:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Turtia, Tarja
Organizer South East European Network for Professionalisation of Media
Contact Ms. Turtia ( and Ms. Hulin (
Country The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
City Skopje
Permanent Delegation Contact Permanent Delegation of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to UNESCO
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants
Official Website
Link 1 Professional Journalistic Standards and Code of Ethics
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