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Title: European Initiative for Media Pluralism
Current status: Withdrawn on 20/08/2013
Commission registration number: ECI(2012)000013
Date of registration: 05/10/2012
Registration language: EN / Other languages available: BG DE EN ES FR HU IT NL PT RO
Subject-matter: Protecting media pluralism through partial harmonisation of national rules on media ownership and transparency, conflicts of interest with political office and independence of media supervisory bodies
Main objectives: We demand amendments to the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (or the endorsement of a new Directive) aiming at introducing harmonised rules with regard to the protection of media pluralism as necessary step towards the correct functioning of the internal market. Such legislation, in accordance with the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, will also meet the public interest objective of maintaining a pluralist democratic debate through free exchange of ideas and information in the European Union
Provisions of the Treaties considered relevant by the organisers: Articles 22, 26, 49, 50, 55 and 114 of the TFUE; Article 11 of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights
Organisers / Members of citizens' committee:
  • Representative: Ségolène PRUVOT - info@mediainitiative.eu
  • Substitute: Cayetana DE ZULUETA - italia@mediainitiative.eu
  • Other members: Esther DURIN, Ioana Adriana AVADANI, Peter MOLNAR, Asen Petrov VELICHKOV, Granville WILLIAMS
Draft legal act:
Sources of support and funding:

Last update: 09/08/2012

Name of sponsor Date[1] Amount in EUR[2]
European Alternatives 30/04/2012 1,000
Alliance Internationale de Journalistes 30/04/2012 1,000

Total amount of support and funding: €2,000
[1]
Date when the contribution was received. In case of in kind contributions, date when the in kind contribution started.
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Actual amount of funding provided or estimated value of in kind contribution.