<CENTER>PAN-EUROPEAN MEDIA SYSTEMS:
THE CHALLENGE OF
PUBLIC SERVICE VALUES IN JOURNALISM
Seminar organised by European Journalism Centre and
The European Federation of Journalists
with the support of the European Commission (DG Enlargement)
Under the patronage of Commissioner Günter Verheugen
VENUE : European Commission, Rue de la Loi, 170, room 4/23
Thursday, October 9, 2003
9h30 KEYNOTE ADDRESS :
"The Europe of 25: Ensuring Social Cohesion in a Community of Values"
Günter Verheugen, Member of the Commission
10h00 Introduction to the Seminar:
Bettina Peters, Programme Director, EJC
Renate Schroeder, European Director, EFJ
David Ringrose, DG Enlargement
10h30 Media Concentration and Foreign Capital—How to promote good conduct?
Aidan White, EFJ General Secretary
11h30 Implementation of aquis communautaire regarding audiovisual sector :
Any influence on national media laws?
Ms Gaëtane Nihoul, DG Education and Culture
Chair: Ms Androula Georgiadou, Cyprus
14h00 Social Dialogue and Industrial Relations:
The spot on media in acceding countries
Ms Christelle Maes, DG Social Affairs and Employment
European Works Councils in Acceding Countries
M. Billie Mathews, DG Social Affairs and Employment
Chair: Björn Manson, Vice Chair, EFJ
16.h30 Concluding Panel: Enlargement strategy for the EFJ and its members
- How to co-operate with ‘Foreign Media Owners’?
- How to improve quality and guarantee media independence and self-regulation