The 48thMeeting of European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) was held in Bratislava, Slovakia.Deputy head of the Department of Law and International Relations of National Television and Radio Council (NTRC)Jamila Gahramanova participated in the 48th Meeting of EPRA which was held in Bratislava, Slovakia on10-12 October 2018. About 145 representatives from 52 regulatory authorities fromEuropean countries, as well as experts and representatives of European Commission, Office of RFoMOSCE, Media and Internet Division of the Council of Europe, European Audiovisual Observatory joined the Meeting.
During the Meeting two plenary sessions on following topics were held:1) “Public service and public interest content in the digital age – the role of regulators”; 2) “Political communications and the challenges of social media – what role of regulators?”.
Within the Meeting which lasted two days following working groups (WG)with participation of experts convened and held discussions:
WG1 – “Commercial communications – the respective roles of regulators”;
WG2 – “Achieving greater diversity in broadcasting – the whole picture”;
WG3 – “Spotlight on AVMSD: implications for cooperation between NRAs from EU and non-EU countries”.
The 49thMeeting of EPRA will be held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina on May 2019.