The 1st Eastern Partnership Media Conference

The 1st Eastern Partnership Media Conference will address the role of media in the Eastem Partnership (Eap) region. The conference will look at the current challenges in the media field in the Eap countries, and consider appropriate responses to them. As one of the outcomes, the conference will provide recommendations regarding consistent and coordinated support from the EU to freedom of expression in the Eap partner countries. The conference is organised by the Latvian Presidency in cooperation with the European Commission and the European External Action Service. It is one of the side events of the 4th Eastern partnership summit. This event will be an extraordinary opportunity to discuss the media landscape and its challenges in the EaP countries with representatives of the media community, experts, academia, civil society and policymakers from these countries and the EU.