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Legal and Policy Committee

The Legal and Policy Committee is a body elected by the Legal and Public Affairs Assembly. Its general role is to promote and defend public service media in Europe, particularly vis-à-vis the European Union, as well as to establish and implement the EBU's European legal and public affairs strategy.

The committee analyzes specific topics and makes proposals on sectoral strategy; it can also formulate official positions.

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Committee documents

  • Terms of Reference: Legal and Policy Assembly and Committee Members Only
  • Legal and Policy Committee Meeting Agreed Working Methods and Procedures Members Only
  • Bye-laws relating to Elections and Voting Members Only
  • Sharing of Votes Members Only
  • Guidelines for EBU Members on Representation and Inclusion on EBU Committees

Committee members

Olav Nyhus


NRK (Norway)

Simona Martorelli

Vice Chair

Director of International Relations and European Affairs, RAI (Italy)

Jürgen Burggraf

ARD (Germany)

Ángel García Castillejo

RTVE (Spain)

Fotis Karayannopoulos

ERT (Greece)

Nathalie Léger

FT (France)

Josef Lusser

Director of International Relations, ORF (Austria)

Elene Mikhailova

GPB (Georgia)

Milen Mitev

Director General, BNR (Bulgaria)

Ivana Orešković Ašonja

HRT (Croatia)

Jean-Michel Orion

Radio France (France)

Kate Saunders

BBC (United Kingdom)

Francesco Spadafora

RAI (Italy)

Barbara Tóth

MTVA (Hungary)

Ronald Vecht

NPO (Netherlands)

Peter Weber

ZDF (Germany)

Krzysztof Wojciechowski

PRT/TVP (Poland)

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