European Western Balkans

EU-WB Media days in Podgorica: Discussion with policy makers on the agenda

Podgorica; Photo: Wikimedia Commons

PODGORICA – Review of the achievements of the past two years, new EU funded initiatives and discussion with policy makers are the highlights of this year’s EU-Western Balkans Media Days Agenda.

The event will take place in the capital of Montenegro, and will be opened by EU Ambassador and Head of the EU Delegation to Montenegro Aivo Orav on Wednesday, 11 September.

The discussions and workshops will take place on Thursday and Friday, and will be opened by Prime Minister of Montenegro Duško Marković and EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn.

Executive Editor of the European Western Balkans Nikola Burazer will participate at the workshop dedicated to media aspects of reconciliation and regional cooperation, together with prominent journalists covering regional affairs.

Other topics of the workshops and discussions include opportunities and resources for investigative journalists, ensuring the safety of journalists in the Western Balkans, support for public media services in the region and project building trust in the media.

Launched in 2017 by the European Commission, the EU – Western Balkans Media Days aim to ensure that media freedom remains a priority while tackling the complexity of pressing political, economic and social issues the region experience at present.

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