Participation in the European News Media Forum

On 4th December 2023, Open Evidence participated in the European News Media Forum in Brussels, to present the preliminary findings of the ‘study on the implementation of the EU Recommendation on the protection, safety and empowerment of journalists’, conducted with Intellera Consulting and PwC EU services.

The Vice-President of the European Commission Věra Jourová opened the meeting, presenting the key challenges and priorities of the European Commission in the area of media and journalist safety. The study team then presented the preliminary findings on the implementation of the Recommendation, good practices and a proposed monitoring framework, with different panels of experts and stakeholders from international organisations (OSCE, Council of Europe), national authorities, journalist associations and NGOs.