The Director of CEDEM, Milena Bešić, is participating in the Fourth Regional Rule of Law Forum for Southeast Europe, which will be held on March 17 and 18, 2017 in Tirana.
The aim of the Forum is to promote the implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights in the region, then to support regional cooperation in the further development of the rule of law and human rights, as well as to provide assistance in the region’s EU integration process.
The theme of the Forum is freedom of expression and its connection with the right to privacy and the right to a fair trial.
The Forum highlights issues related to freedom of expression and justice, media coverage of court cases, as well as hate speech on the Internet, in politics and in the media.
The forum is organized by the AIRE Center and Civil Rights Defenders, with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Kingdom, the Government of Sweden, the Regional Cooperation Council and the GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit).