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The Contact Committee has been established to monitor the implementation of the Audiovisual and Media Services Directive and the developments in the sector as well as to offer a forum for the exchange of views.
Following a call for proposals and a thorough evaluation process, the MEDIA programme announced on 23 October the list of beneficiaries of funding for the second call of its 2018 Distribution Selective Scheme.
The European Parliament plenary session approved the revised Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD). Part of the Digital Single Market strategy, the new rules pave the way for a fairer regulatory environment for the entire audiovisual sector, including on-demand services and video sharing platforms.
The European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) will present Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Mariya Gabriel with the report that examines the representation of women in the audiovisual media industry today.
The European Regulators Group for Audiovisual Media Services (ERGA) has elected a new Chairperson for 2019. Current Vice-Chair Mr Ľuboš Kukliš, of the Council for Broadcasting and Retransmission of Slovakia, will take up the role.
The European Commission decided, on 4 May 2018, that the Lithuanian regulator's measure to suspend for twelve months the retransmission of a Russian language channel "RTR Planeta", due to incitement to hatred, is compatible with EU law.
On the occasion of the International Girls in ICT day 2018, Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, together with 76 MEPs, has sent a letter to ministers of all 28 Member States of the European Union urging them to play a more active role in promoting opportunities for women to participate in the digital sector.
On the occasion of the International Women's Day today, Commissioner Mariya Gabriel in charge of Digital Economy and Society outlined her strategy to implement actions that will facilitate an increase in the participation of women in the digital sector. The actions will focus on three main areas: challenging stereotypes; promoting digital skills and education and advocating for more women entrepreneurs.