Support of The Embassy of Republic of German to The Press Council in BiH in amount of 11.820,00 Euors, 11.09.2012.


VZSuBiH_potpisivanje_ugovora_11.9.12The Ambassador of The Republic of Germany H.E. Ulrike Knotz and Executive Director of The Press Council in BiH Ljiljana Zurovac, signed The Contract on financial support of The German Embassy to The Press Council in BiH, in the amount of 11.820,00 Euros. Project includes the opening of one job position and education of an intern in The Press Council, in the field of implementation of the projects of self-regulation in media according to European standards, and public relations.

This is a second Contract in the year of 2012 that Press Council signed with The Embassy of Republic of Germany in BiH, and it is a result of long term cooperation, and quality results. First Contract was signed in the begining of this year, in the amount of 59.960,00 Euros for the activities of informing the citizens about their right to complain and to react to unprofessional reporting of the press and online media, for the seminars with political subjects about respecting the freedom of sepeech and media in preelection period, for the education of the students of journalism and law in the field of media ethics and media legislation, and for educating highschool students in media literacy. With these projects The Embassy of Republic of Germany supports development of self-regulation of media as a democratic basis of the press freedom and fullfilment  of one of very important requirements for membership of Bosnia and Herzegovina in European Union.