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Legal case note - 15 May 2018
ERT case (Kalfagiannis and POSPERT v. Greece) before European Court of Human Rights 
Nearly 5 years after the Greek government's sudden closure of public broadcaster ERT, the case is now before the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in Strasbourg. The application was filed in 2014...
News - 12 May 2018
Israel wins 63rd Eurovision Song Contest 
Israel has won the 63rd Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Toy” performed by Netta. It's the 4th win for Israel who triumphed in 1978, 1979 and 1998. 26 countries took part in the Grand Final of the...
News - 10 May 2018
63rd Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final line-up complete 
The 26 countries competing to win the 63rd Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) in the Grand Final on Saturday 12 May are now known, following two exciting Semi-Finals, hosted by Rádio e Televisão de Portugal...
News - 08 May 2018
EBU intervenes before European Court of Human Rights 
When in June 2013 the Greek government closed down ERT, the public broadcaster, the EBU was at the forefront of international protests against this measure, which was perceived as an unprecedented blow...
Speech - 03 May 2018
Noel Curran Keynote to UN on World Press Freedom Day 
Speech given by Noel Curran at the World Press Freedom Day Session - United Nations Office at Geneva - 3 May 2018
News - 03 May 2018
World Press Freedom Day: EBU DG Noel Curran calls for renewed efforts to ensure media freedom 
EBU Director General, Noel Curran has spoken at the UN in Geneva, and in Brussels, on the importance of continuing to fight for the protection of journalists to mark the 25th anniversary of World Press...
News - 03 May 2018
World Press Freedom Day: Swedish Radio DG argues police need better tools to protect journalists 
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of World Press Freedom Day, EBU Executive Board Member and Swedish Radio DG Cilla Benkö argues that lawmakers should empower the police to better protect journalists. ...
News - 02 May 2018
EBU Radio Sport Podcast: How do radio broadcasters prepare for big sporting events? 
How do radio broadcasters prepare for big sporting events like the World Cup? What happens when your national team fails to qualify and what is the worst thing that can happen to a presenter that is scared of flying and dogs?
Press release - 26 Apr 2018
EBU calls for effective rules to secure transparency and fairness on platform-to-business practices 
The EBU has stressed the need for a robust European legal framework to promote fairness and transparency in online platform-to-business relations following the Commission’s legislative proposal published today.
News - 23 Apr 2018
Whistleblower Directive: European Commission takes “important step” but improvement on public reporting yet to be made 
The European Commission has issued a proposal for a directive on the protection of persons reporting on breaches of Union law.