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News article10 November 2022Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations1 min read

New edition of EU-Western Balkans Media Conference taking place on 10-11 November in Albania: reaffirming the importance of media freedom and freedom of expression

EU-WB Media Conference

The new edition of the EU-Western Balkans Media Conference will be taking place on 10-11 November 2022 in Tirana, Albania.

The Conference is jointly organised by the European Commission and the European External Action Service, and gathers over 180 representatives from the media sector and civil society organisations from the Western Balkans, the European Union and its partners.

Participants will discuss on the challenges that the journalists and media professionals in the Western Balkans are facing, such as media freedom, protection of journalists, media development trends, changing information-gathering patterns, and new trends in countering information manipulation and foreign interference.

More information on the EU-Western Balkans Media Conference, as well as the full programme, are available online, including the video trailer of the event and the new factsheet on EU support to the Media Sector in the Western Balkans.