Final Revision of the Draft of the Code of Conduct for Broadcasters
The final revision of the draft of the Code of Conduct for Broadcasters will be carried out at the Georgian National Communications Commission on June 13, 2008, at 11:00. The attendees will be able to discuss the issues concerning the draft along with the experts of European Union.
In accordance with the Georgian Law on Broadcasting, Article 50, GNCC was charged with the elaboration of the Code of Conduct on the basis of consultations with the functioning broadcasting companies and different representatives of the society.
Besides GNCC the following TV companies participated in the process of elaboration of the Code of Conduct: “Rustavi 2”, “Imedi”, “Public Broadcaster”, ”Kavkasia”, “Mze”, also the representatives of the society: “The Union of Orthodox Parents”, ”The Institute of Freedom”, “The Union of Teachers”, Union “Iberiana”, “Media Council”, The Public Defender’s Office and citizen Giorgi Kipiani.
At tomorrow’s meeting the parties will present the final remarks concerning the draft of the Code of Conduct. GNCC will approve the Code by July 21, 2008, at the latest.