EAVI is pleased to announce that, following its long and tireless medial literacy for Citizenship Campaign, media literacy measures have been adopted by the European Parliament’s Committee for Culture and Education to put media literacy back into the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD).
EAVI fully supports rightcopyright, COMMUNIA's campaign for a better copyright for education in Europe.Although some copyright exceptions exist for education, a lot has changed in education practice since Europe last updated copyright rules in 2001 and it may be a long time before we see another review. It is important that we get copyright right RIGHT NOW!
The joint action was motivated by ambiguous wording used in the directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market that is being discussed by a Parliamentary Committee formed by around 300 MEPs, to whom the letter is addressed.
In October La Sapienza University in Rome organised a school on innovative communication strategies. In a two-hour lecture, EAVI Secretary General Paolo Celot illustrated the European policies for communication and digital skills.
“We shouldn't talk about quality journalism. Quality journalism is just journalism.” Refugees and Migrants: the inconvenient truths – Residence Palace, Brussels, 4th October 2016 We kicked off EAVI's project #MyStory: Media, Migrants & Refugees (funded by European Commission), on Tuesday October 4th. The first #MyStory event, organised by the Alliance Internationale de Journalistes (AIJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) [...]
“Investing in media literacy means investing in people. There is no better investment Europe can make”. This was the message delivered by EAVI’s secretary general, Paolo Celot at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wed 22nd June.
From May 31st to June 2nd, EAVI participated to the conference European Citizneship in Challenging Times at the University of Barcelona. Organised by the European Observatory on Memories (EUROM) and supported by the European Commission.
EAVI particpated in the dialogue on Internet governance (EuroDIG) on 9-10 June, in Brussels.
EAVI, with the Alliance Internationale de Journalistes, has organised a conference for June 22nd at the European Parliament titled Media Literacy for Full Citizenship: European Funds, Policies and Initiatives. The conference will be hosted by MEPs Isabella Adinolfi from the EFDD Group and Curzio Maltese from the GUE/NGL Group.
Continuing its endeavors to measure media literacy, the European Commission in cooperation with its ML Expert Group, undertook a pilot exercise in the field. Member states were invited to participate on a voluntary basis. The countries that took part in the exercise had the opportunity to attend network meetings organized in Brussels. There participants were [...]