Freedom of Expression and Judicial Review in the Western Balkans

Category: News
Organizations: Council of Europe , Royal Embassy of Norway in Kosovo

On 5 December, an international conference “Freedom of Expression and Constitutional Jurisprudence in the Western Balkans” was held under the Project. The conference provided ground for discussions and exchange by the constitutional courts in the region on their experience and best practices in implementation of the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights and national legal frameworks for the protection of independent, diverse and pluralistic media landscape. Representatives of the Constitutional Courts of Kosovo*, North Macedonia and Turkey gathered and presented some situations in their relevant contexts and further discussed main challenges faced with in the field of freedom of expression and particularly freedom of media in Europe and the Western Balkans. The conference also hosted distinguished international experts with comprehensive experience in case law of the European Court of Human Rights as well as representatives of journalists’ associations and media regulatory bodies in Kosovo*. Read more at: