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The “House of Leaves” (Tirana, Albania) wins 2020 Museum Prize

The 2020 Council of Europe Museum Prize has been awarded to The National Museum of Secret Surveillance “House of Leaves” (Tirana, Albania,) at a meeting in Paris today. More

Lord Foulkes: ‘Impunity for crimes against journalists must end’

George Foulkes, rapporteur on media freedom and the safety of journalists, has recalled the fundamental importance of press freedom and the duty in a democratic society to ensure journalists stay safe. More

Rapporteur calls on Russian authorities to immediately release investigative journalist Ivan Golunov

Lord George Foulkes, General Rapporteur on media freedom and the safety of journalists, has expressed concern over police actions against prominent Russian journalist Ivan Golunov. More

Lord George Foulkes: ‘I pay tribute to those courageous journalists who do their job despite the risks and pressures’

On World Press Freedom Day, Lord George Foulkes, rapporteur on media freedom and the safety of journalists, has recalled the fundamental role of journalists and the media in democratic societies. More

Committee proposes to create a Europe-wide tool for recognising cultural competences

The Culture committee has proposed that the Council of Europe and the European Commission reflect on the creation of a Europe-wide tool to recognise the competences developed by young people participating in arts activities. More

Social media companies must do more to stop unlawful material and counter disinformation

Social media companies must “rethink” their policies to stop the dissemination of unlawful material and to counter disinformation, according to a report by the Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media. More