IPI is pleased to be among the supporters of the ECPMF/ECtHR Conference 2017, which will explore current developments and challenges in the freedom of expression case law of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).

Led by the European Centre for Press and Freedom Freedom (ECPMF), the one-day conference aims to bring together judges and lawyers of the European Court of Human Rights and media lawyers, academics, policymakers, journalists, media professionals and civil society representatives active in the field of media law and freedom of expression. It will provide a platform to discuss the ECtHR case law in cases concerning freedom of expression of media and journalists.

The event is organised in cooperation with ARTICLE 19, the European Federation of Journalists, Ghent University Human Rights Centre, Index on Censorship, the Institute of European Media Law, the International Federation of Journalists, the International Press Institute, the Media Legal Defence Initiative, the Mass Media Defence Centre and PEN International.