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The Museum of Communication (Bern, Switzerland) wins 2019 Museum Prize

The 2019 Council of Europe Museum Prize has been awarded to the Museum of Communication (Bern, Switzerland). The museum was selected by the Culture Committee of the PACE at a meeting in Paris today. More

Preserving intangible cultural heritage against uniform lifestyles

The Committee on culture considers that intangible cultural heritage (ICH), which includes traditions or living expressions inherited from the past, must be safeguarded in Europe. More

Public service media can counteract information disorder

In the new media environment, where the dissemination of disinformation, propaganda or hate speech is growing, public service media are by definition well placed to counteract the phenomenon of information disorder. More

Call for a digital society based on fundamental rights

The Committee on Culture today called for a critical reflection on internet governance and underlined that this issue “must be a core aspect of public policy, both at national level and in regional and global multilateral relations”. More

Parliamentarians pledge steps to help sport ‘uphold its core values’

PACE members meeting at a major gathering of sports ministers have proposed ten key steps to protect children against sexual abuse, crack down on corruption and help sport uphold its core values for human rights. More

Consolidating the freedom of the media as pillars of democratic elections

Gülsün Bilgehan, (Turkey, SOC) “Media freedom is an essential condition for democratic elections; the media must be free to inform the public without political or economic pressure,” said the Culture Committee, meeting in Tbilisi. More