Seminar on Student and Staff Mobility in Higher Education: Challenges and Opportunities
A seminar on "Student and Staff Mobility in Higher Education: Challenges and Opportunities" was held in Vienna, Austria, on 25-27 June, as part of the Council of Europe Confidence Building Measures Programme.
Forty participants from higher education institutions discussed challenges and opportunities related to student and staff mobility in higher education.
Updates on the European Union and Council of Europe Joint Programme “Reinforcing the fight against ill-treatment and impunity” in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine
European Union and Council of Europe Joint Programme “Reinforcing the fight against ill-treatment and impunity” in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine publishes new documents on the project activities:
Teleradio-Gagauzia’s staff improved its skills in coverage of elections
CHISINAU, 2 July 2012 – About 20 journalists, editors, producers etc. of the regional public broadcasting service Teleradio-Gagauzia were trained on media coverage of elections for the People’s Assembly of Gagauzia.
The training seminar was organised on 29 June – 1 July 2012 in the framework of the Joint Programme between the Council of Europe and the European Union “Promoting freedom, professionalism and pluralism of the media in the South Caucasus and Moldova”.
The training featured presentations and practical exercises by French consultant Mr Laurent Rouy and Moldovan consultant Mr Ion Bunduchi.
Regulation on covering the electoral campaign for the People’s Assembly of Gagauzia in mass media, elaborated by the Council of Europe consultants
CHISINAU, 9 July 2012 – The Council of Europe consultants, in co-operation with Gagauzian Central Electoral Commission, prepared the draft Regulation on covering the electoral campaign for 9 September 2012 elections for the People’s Assembly of Gagauzia in mass media.
The document was elaborated in accordance with European and international standards for elections, national election-related norms and previous experience of the Republic of Moldova and Gagauzia in covering the electoral campaigns.
The draft Regulation provides for equal access to mass media and, first of all, to the public regional broadcasting service „Gagauziya Radio Televizionu” (Teleradio-Gagauzia), for all candidates and political parties, ensuring pluralism of opinions and excluding the censorship.
The Strategic Guidelines of “Teleradio-Gagauzia” (2012-2016), discussed in Chisinau
The media professionals, politicians and international donors discussed, during a roundtable meeting in Chisinau, the Strategic Guidelines of the regional public broadcaster “Teleradio-Gagauzia” (2012-2016), the first of its kind in the broadcaster’s history.
The document was elaborated with the assistance of an international expert within the framework of the Joint Programme between the European Union and the Council of Europe “Promoting freedom, professionalism and pluralism of the media in the South Caucasus and Moldova”.
The Council of Europe welcomed and supported the initiative of actual management of “Teleradio-Gagauzia” to develop its Strategic Guidelines for 2012-2016. In March-April 2012, the Council of Europe expert assessed the activity of “Teleradio-Gagauzia” and identified, in close co-operation with the managers of company, the main short- and mid-term priorities for development.