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18. May 2017

Strasbourg: Parliament says yes to negotiation on the Audiovisual Media Service Directive

Webnews, 19/05/2017

The Plenary of the European Parliament has approved the CULT Committee decision to enter into negotiations with the Council and the Commission on the revision of the Audiovisual Media Service Directive. COMECE welcomes this vote and encourages the EU institutions to prioritise child protection in the forthcoming negotiations.

16. May 2017

Transitional Corruption?

Lunch event 16/05/2017

Justice & Peace Europe, with COMECE, organises a lunch event on Securing Democracy and Justice in Post-Communist Europe. Keynote speaker will be Prof. Peter Rožič, S.J., who has led an in-depth comparative research of these “lustration” processes and put them in relation with available data on levels of corruption.

03. May 2017

COMECE contribution on the legal status of robots

Webnews 03/05/2017

Robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) present new legal and ethical challenges both in terms of liability and responsibility. COMECE welcomes the debate on this theme at the EU level, and cautions against potential risks deriving from according legal personality to robots.

25. April 2017

Audiovisual media services: positive steps but stronger child protection still needed

Webnews 25/04/2017

In a vote on 25 March, the Culture & Education Committee of the European Parliament voted in favour of maintaining in the revised Directive all references to the “moral” development of minors with regard to contents that may impair it. COMECE welcomes this vote but notices that there is still room for improvement.

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