10.07.2007

The Conference "APPLICATION OF THE LAW ON PROTECTION AGAIST DEFAMATION IN B&H- court practice, media freedoms, responsible journalism"

The Conference "Application of the Law on Protection against Defamation in B&H - court practice, media freedoms, responsible journalism", was held onĀ 5th and 6th July 2007 in hotel "Stella", Neum

The BH Press Council and Association "BH Journalists" have organised the Conference on topic: "Application of the Law on Protection against Defamation in B&H - court practice, media freedoms, responsible journalism", 5th and 6th July2007 in hotel "Stella" in Neum.
The Conference was organised with aim to evaluate influence of the Law on Protection against Defamation on media freedoms and democratisation of the BH society. Also, we intended to define limitations and difficulties in application of this Law, and propose possible changes/improvements of the Law.

After the Conference is planned printing of the Manual for journalists and judges that will contain analysis of the application of the Law on Protection against Defamation, presentations from the conference and most interesting discussions, as well as excerpts from practice of the Court for Human Rights in Strasbourg. Within the Manual shall be printed dictionary of phrases from the Law and from ethical standards for media, as well as those used in court practice of B&H.

The Conference was organised by the BH Press Council and Association "BH Journalists", and participants are editors, journalists and jurists of media outlets, as well as judges and lawyers from whole B&H.

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