The regulatory authorities from around the world have gathered in London to celebrate during the International Regulators Forum and the Annual Conference the 50th anniversary of the International Institute of Communications (IICOM).
This is one of the most important forums for discussions for the regulatory authorities around the world from many fields including media and telecommunications. At the same time the first Stakeholder convening was organised in Brussels in the framework of the Governing Platforms Project that brought together civil society, academia, think tanks, policy, and the private sector representatives to work together to develop a joint understanding of the main effects of intermediaries and their implications for public discourse. Council for Broadcasting and Retransmission (CBR) with its many international activities was actively involved in these discussions.
The International Regulators Forum, given the important historic milestone for the IICOM opened with a regulatory snapshot presentations that have brought together selected personalities from three areas of regulatory policy: media, telecoms and competition. To highlight the progress and changing nature of content regulation policy director of the Office of The Council for Broadcasting and Retransmission, Ľuboš Kukliš, who is currently the chairman of The European Regulators Group for Audiovisual Media Services (ERGA) took the stage to provide the Slovak and ERGA perspective looking back as well into the future. The event then focused on several topics including redesigning of regulation for the global digital ecosystem, competition policy in the online word and critical issues for the democratic process.
On the 8th October the first Stakeholder convening in the framework of the Governing Platforms Project aimed to facilitate an exchange of expertise and experience, as well as to develop a joint understanding of the main effects of intermediaries and their implications for public discourse and to Exchange about future activities. This closed meeting, organised jointly by the Meinzer Medieninstitut, European Policy Centre and Algorithm Watch offered in a very interactive format the opportunity to talk and explore jointly the understanding on the impact of platforms.<< More news