European Media Freedom Act: A novel set of rules to protect media pluralism and independence in the EU

Start: Wednesday, May 31, 2023• 3:00 PM European Parliament, Room ANTALL 6Q2• Rue Wiertz 60, Brussels, 1047 BE Independent media are a public watchdog, and free media are a key pillar of every democracy. They are crucial in forming a public sphere, shaping public opinion and holding those in power to account. The European Media Freedom Act (EMFA) […]

WexFo: Saving Democracy by Limiting Freedom of Expression?

Jacob Mchangama, Director of Justitia, Sasha Havlicek, Founding CEO of the Institute for Strategic Dialogue. Moderator: Ingeborg Volan. May 23, 2023 In a time with tangible tensions between nations, it may be tempting to limit freedom of expression in order to stabilize foreign relations. Do we save the democracy by regulations and law limitations or […]

Columbia University: Protecting Freedom of Expression through Comparative Global Case Law: Databases to Advance Rights

Description: Comparative law can help defenders of human rights identify common issues, trends, and build litigation strategies and advocacy campaigns. It can also help to identify where there is backsliding and leverage progressive precedents. However, locating and analyzing legal developments can be tedious and time-consuming. Various organizations from different regions are already cooperating to analyze […]

Seminar on the new rules for political advertising – An impossible balance with freedom of expression?

You are invited to a morning seminar on the regulation of online political advertising in Europe and its impact on freedom of expression. Time: The 9th of May. From 3:30 to 5:00 PM (CET) Place: Online. Register here: Online political advertising can influence public opinion and elections, but it also raises issues of transparency, […]

Harvard Law: Frontline Europe a continent’s struggle for relevance, unity and value

Jacob Mchangama is on the 24th and 25th 2023 of March attending a conference that brings together political leaders, CEOs, world-class experts and practitioners from across Europe to explore and discuss the challenges facing the continent today. From the geopolitical challenges posed by the war in Ukraine to today’s business opportunities and outlook in Europe, all the way through the evolution of the […]