The participation and support of the civil society organizations that are striving towards press independence and human rights defense play a vital role in informing the public about the necessity and activities of the Media Council. In this regard, the MCM organized a workshop entitled” “Participation of Civil Society in the Maturity of Media” at the Continental Hotel on December 11, 2015. Over 30 representatives from 22 NGOs attended the meeting to share their ideas and experiences.
Ms.Ljiljana Zurovac, Executive Director of the Press Council in Bosnia and Herzegovina, also attended this discussion to share her experiences and best international best practices of civil society participation.
Civil society representatives shared their activities for advancing press independence and gave feedback on cooperative measures that could be implemented in the future. At the end of the discussion, input and feedback from civil society representatives were reviewed and the discussion came to effective conclusions.