CONFERENCE: INFORMATION AND PUBLIC DEBATE IN 21ST CENTURY CONSOLIDATED DEMOCRACIES – LESSONS FROM ITALY. WHAT ISSUES AND WHAT REFORMS?


Friday 12 May 2017, 3pm 
Senate of the Republic 
Aula della Commissione Difesa 
Palazzo Carpegna 
Via degli Staderari, 2 

INFORMATION AND PUBLIC DEBATE IN 21st CENTURY CONSOLIDATED DEMOCRACIES.
LESSONS FROM ITALY: WHAT ISSUES AND WHICH REFORMS?

First session (3pm – 5pm)
International principles, standards and issues

Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata Ambassador, former Minister for Foreign Affairs, President of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella”

Herdis Kjerulf Thorgeirsdottir Vice-President of the Venice Commission

Matthijs Berman Main adviser to the OSCE Representative for Freedom of the Media

Saskia Ruth Democracy Barometer Project, University of Zurich

André Gattolin Senator for Hautes-de-Seine, France

Session moderated by Laura Harth UN Representative for the Nonviolent Radical Party

Second session (5pm – 7pm)
The Italian case

Marco Beltrandi Presidency of the Nonviolent Radical Party, former MP

Gianni Betto former Director of the Audit Centre

Andrea Saccucci Lawyer

Francesco Posteraro Commissioner AGCOM

Stefano Polli ANSA deputy director

Giuseppe Giulietti FSNI President

Session moderated by Matteo Angioli Secretary of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella”

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  • Working languages: Italian and English

Read the Concept Note of the conference

Download Compilation of the Venice Commission of 19 September 2016 on Freedom of Expression and Media