Tag rule of law
21 Mar

Civil society recommendations for an ambitious Rule of Law Report

ECPMF has joined a group of 25 CSOs to list a set of recommendations to strengthen the European Commission's 2022 Rule of Law Report.

23 Sep

Civil society recommendations: how the European Commission can improve the credibility, inclusiveness and impact of the Rule of Law Report

28 Jul

EU Rule of Law report: Little bark, no bite

On 20 July, the European Commission published the 2021 Rule of Law Report. The document can be a valuable tool that empowers civil society, the EU institutions and Member State governments who care about the rule of law in the Union. However, for it to live up to the high expectations and truly become a critical tool that can contribute to the promotion and safeguarding of EU values, we believe several fundamental changes are needed in future iterations of the report.

23 Jun

Turkey: EU Commitment to human rights in the EU-Turkey relations must be strengthened

14 Jun

Poland: PKN Orlen media purchase violates EU merger rules and media pluralism standards

27 Nov

Country factsheet: Hungary

16 Sep

MFRR partners write letter of concern to Albanian government regarding the plan to amend the country’s audio visual laws

We are writing to express our grave concern about the apparent plans of the Parliament of Albania to ignore the issues raised in Venice Commission Opinion No. 980/2020 of 19 June 2020, further threatening press freedom and the right to freedom of expression and to information in Albania.

17 Apr

From blueprint to footprint: Safeguarding media freedom and pluralism through the European Rule of Law Mechanism

Together with 23 other civil society and press freedom organisations, we give recommendations to the European Commission. These outline how to make the Rule of Law strong, timely, inclusive and representative of the challenges faced by journalists and the media sector.