<CENTER>PSB Conference: European Models for Broadcasting</CENTER>

<CENTER>Brussels, European Parliament, Room PHS 04B01, 10 October 2003


WITH THE SUPPORT OF EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT PRESIDENT PAT COX

AND COMMISSIONER GUNTER VERHEUGEN


Report of the Conference


See Background Paper


See Pictures


See Full List of Participants


Download the text of the interventions of:

Phil Harding, BBC World Service

Andrzej Krajewski, Polish Association of Journalists (SDP)


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11.00 Opening : Aidan White, General Secretary International Federation of Journalists


Public Broadcasting in the Global Economy:

- General Agreement on Trade and Services

- World Summit on the Information Society

- Globalisation of media ownership and information flow: Setting and maintaining standards

- Social conditions and creativity.


Chair : Jacques Briquemont, Head of Public Affairs, European Broadcasting Union

Key Note : Phil Harding, Director English Network & News, BBC World Service

Panel :

Roberto Zaccaria, Former President of RAI

Arancha Gonzalez, Spokeswoman for EU Trade Commissioner Lamy

Ahmed Kamel, Brussels Office of Al Jazeera


13.00 Lunch Break


14.00 New Broadcasting Values for New Democracies:

- Discussion of public broadcasting crisis in enlargement countries

- Breaking the structural and legal logjam

- Focus on political and professional deficits

- Defining structures to build public confidence

- Tackling the funding crisis.


Chair : Mr Gustl Glattfelder, Chairman of the European Federation of Journalists

Key Note : Mr Boris Bergant, Vice-President of the European Brodacting Union

Panel :

Ms Jagoda Vukusic, former journalist and current Croatian Ambassador to Norway

Mr Andrzej Krajewski, Polish Association of Journalists (SDP)


15.00 Coffee Break


15.15 Continuation of session


16.00 Closing of the Conference : Gustl Glattfelder, EFJ Chairman