29/05/2006

The role of the Internet and satellite television in the relations between the peoples of Member States of the OSCE and the Mediterranean countries and Middle East

The symposium was attended by diplomats and media reponsables at the Palais d’Egmont in Brussels.

Several important issues were discussed at the symposium, such as the need to put in place a regulatory system for international satellite television, or the lack of a common definition and intercultural understanding of the term « message of hate « . Some technical aspects related to satellite broadcasting has also been clarified in order to promote the optimal course of the discussions. The symposium was an occasion to recall the importance of a close dialogue between the Arab and Mediterranean countries and member countries of the OSCE.

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