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

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This one-day roundtable discussion will address the issue of online hate speech in Turkey and how this can be tackled by media accountability mechanisms. This event which is taking place in the framework of the EU-UNESCO Project "Media Accountability in South East Europe" will gather around 30 participants from Turkey, including media professionals, media organisations, experts on hate speech, media ombudsmen, representatives of the judiciary and policy-makers. The roundtable will serve as a venue to discuss the results of a national survey about the extent and nature of online hate speech in Turkey.


Type of Event Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Start 15.06.2013 08:00 local time
End 15.06.2013 16:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Turtia, Tarja
Organizer South East Europe Network for Professionalisation of Media
Contact Ms. Turtia ( and Ms. Hulin (
Country Turkey
City Istanbul
Permanent Delegation Contact Permanent Delegation of Turkey to UNESCO
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants 30
Official Website
Link 1 Professional Journalistic Standards and Code of Ethics
Link 2 Agenda
Link 3
Link 4