Other Oct. 13, 2015, noon Organized by Chamber of Advocates
Council of Europe Conference "Freedom of expression: still a precondition for democracy?" Strasbourg, 13-14 October 2015 The Conference will bring together judges, lawyers, representatives of member States, civil society, the private sector and academia to discuss the following key themes: Free and pluralist public debate, a precondition for democracy; how to create an enabling environment? Freedom to “offend shock or disturb”: where do we stand? The fight against terrorism: are we all potential suspects? Protecting freedom of expression online: what is the role of intermediaries? Decrypting the implications and assessing the costs of mass surveillance on freedom of expression.