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South East Europe Media Forum 2016 Belgrade [more]

Media in South East Europe: The Struggle for Success on the Web Media Business Today Competition, Ownership, Old and New Media 5 and 6 November 2015 Bucharest, Romania [more]

South East Europe Media Forum 2014 Skopje [more]

SEEMO Commission on Media Policy 2014 [more]

SEEMO Commission on Media Policy 2015 [more]

SEEMO Commission on Media Policy 2016 [more]

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Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, opening X South East Europe Media Forum (SEEMF), 21 November 2016

SEEMO to hold press freedom conference in Romania [more]

23 September event to look at influence of politics, corruption

VIENNA, 11 September 2014 The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), today announced that it will hold a one-day conference on press freedom, the influence of politics on media, and corruption on 23 September 2014 in Bucharest, Romania.

The event will be opened by Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta and by Dr. Erhard Busek, who is coordinator of the South-Eastern Cooperative Initiative (SECI), chairman of the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe, former special co-ordinator of the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe and former vice chancellor of Austria.[more]

SEEMO region:

Albania  |  Armenia  |  Azerbaijan  |  Belarus  |  Bosnia-Herzegovina
Bulgaria  |  Croatia  |  Cyprus  |  Czech Republic  |  Estonia  |  Georgia
Greece  |  Hungary  |  Kazakhstan  |  Kosovo  |  Kyrgyzstan  |  Latvia
Lithuania  |  Macedonia (Republic of Macedonia / FYROM)  |  Moldova
Montenegro  |  Poland  |  Romania  |  Russia  |  Serbia  |  Slovakia
Slovenia  |  Tajikistan  |  Turkmenistan  |  Turkey  |  Ukraine  |  Uzbekistan

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Erol Önderoglu, Sebnem Korur Fincanci and Ahmet Nesin are free (july 2016) - more on

Erol, Sebnem and Hhmet

Photo: for SEEMO by Serpil Turan Önderoğlu

Kadri Gursel

Kadri Gursel

SEEMO partner in Turkey and our friend Kadri Gürsel arrested on 31 October 2016 on terrorism charges. He is being held in pretrial detention and is one of more than 120 journalists who have been jailed in this year - #FreeTurkeyJournalists

International support for Turkey in November 2016
(Open PDF in turkish or PDF in english)

SEEMF promo video 1
SEEMF promo video 2

Commission promo video (with former President of Slovenia Danilo Türk)

Save the date: XI South East Europe Media Forum in Sofia, Bulgaria on 27- 28 November 2017- leading regional media event - More than 400 participants from more than 30 countries + Commission on Media Policy on 29 November 2017 in Sofia, Bulgaria - More details / registration

Conference Persons with Disabilities and the Media
Belgrade, 4 and 5 December 2015 (More)

IX South East Europe Media Forum
(SEEMF), Bucharest, 5-7 November 2015 (Agenda)
+ Commission on Media Policy
Bucharest, 7 November 2015 (Agenda)
Twitter: @SEEMF_MEDIA - #SEEMF2014, #SEEMF2015, #SEEMF
Phone: +43 1 229 73 43

Turkey: Support for journalists in Istanbul on 10 December 2016-since the coup attempt 120 journalists have been jailed in Turkey - support by international and Turkish press freedom organisations (including SEEMO)

Support for journalists in Istanbul