04 November 2020
The Independent Media Commission (IMC) in cooperation with the Project "Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media (JUFREX 2)" today organized an online roundtable discussion on the Draft Regulation on Ownership and Concentration of Audio and Audiovisual Media Service Providers . The roundtable was moderated by the Chief Executive Officer of the Independent Media Commission, Mr. Luan LATIFI. Participants in this roundtable were representatives from the IMC, the representative of the CoE Office in Prishtina Mr. Frank POWER, the representative of the EU Office Mr. Dario DI BENEDETTO, Mr. Jean-Francois FURNEMONT - expert engaged in this project by the Council of European Association of Independent Electronic Media of Kosovo (AMPEK), media representatives and representatives of distribution operators.
The introductory speech was given by the Chief Executive Officer Mr. LATIFI, where he spoke about the importance and the need to advance the regulation of the issue of media ownership in the media market in Kosovo and the process of drafting the Regulation on Ownership and Concentration of Service Providers Audio and Audiovisual Media.
Following the roundtable discussion, participants had the opportunity to present their views and opinions on the draft regulation in question and provide comments and suggestions.
Representatives of the IMC and the expert engaged in this project by the Council of Europe, presented examples from the EU of the regulation on media ownership and concentration.
At the end of the roundtable, the participants agreed to continue the work in the process of finalizing the draft Regulation on Ownership and Concentration of Audio and Audiovisual Media Service Providers.
Independent Media Commission