Morocco Elected President of the European Audiovisual Observatory
By acclamation and applause, the 41 member states representatives (in addition to the European Commission) of the European Audiovisual Observatory (OEA), entrusted, Wednesday June 6th, at the headquarters of the Council of Europe in Paris, the tutelage authority of the Observatory, the annual presidency for the year 2020, to the representative of Morocco Pr. Jamal Eddine Naji, Director General of the High Authority for Audiovisual Communication (HACA).
Authorities in Charge of the Elections in 50 countries address the Challenges of the “Digital Democracy” via Media and the Voting Electronic Tools
The first officials of the instances in charge of the electoral processes in more than fifty countries were reunited, from 28th and 31st May, in Troia town (a large suburb of Lisbon, the Portuguese capital) in order to analyze and anticipate the future challenges posed by the digital media and electronic technologies to the electoral processes, from the list management and the registrations until the vote and the announcement of results.
The new ADG for Communication and Information Sector at UNESCO receives Pr. Naji Orbicom President and HACA Director General
Named, last March, by the UNESCO Director General as Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information Sector, Mr. Moez Chakchouk, ex-commissioner at the Global Commission on Internet Governance (2014-2016), CEO of the Tunisian Internet Agency (2011-2015), and CEO, since 2015, of the Tunisian Post, received, on Monday June 4th, Pr. Jamal Eddine Naji, Orbicom President and Director General of the High Authority for Audiovisual Communication.
Mr. Jamal Eddine Naji in Lima University (Peru) to Debate about the Heritage of the “Arab Medina” versus the “Smart City” in the Digital Era
The University of Lima, headquarters of UNESCO Chair in Science and Praxis, hosted, from 8 to 10 May 2018 in Lima capital of Peru, the scientific symposium of the Network of UNESCO Chairs in Communication (Orbicom). More than 110 panelists and over 930 students were present for three days to participate in 40 meetings, from plenary sessions to workshops and round tables.
Artificial intelligence will impose « agile » regulations, a confirmation made by a meeting of experts at the International Institute of Communications
At the invitation of the International Institute of Communications (IIC), of which the High Authority for Audiovisual Communication (HACA) is a member, the Belgian Institute for Postal services and Telecommunications held in Brussels the International Forum of media and artificial intelligence experts, on April 24th and 25th. Mr. Jamal Eddine Naji, Director General of the HACA, together with Mr. El Mahdi Idrissi Aroussi, Director of the Legal Department, took part of this forum that is considered first of its kind for the IIC that holds almost monthly a similar type of futurist brainstorming conclave.
HACA organizes a training session on media professionalism and auto-regulation
The High Authority for Audiovisual Communication (HACA) initiative on organizing a training session on “Professionalism as a pillar to auto-regulation and good practices” was settled by the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) Academy for media training in HACA’s headquarters in Rabat from 18th to 20th April 2018.
Mr. J.E. Naji Welcomed at the UNESCO Headquarters by Ms. Audrey Azoulay Deputy
Pr. Jamal Eddine Naji, Director General of Audiovisual Communication at the High Authority of Audiovisual Communication (HACA), was welcomed, on Monday February 12th, as President of ORBICOM, Network of UNESCO Chairs in Communication, by the Deputy Director General (DDG) of Ms. Audrey Azoulay, Former French Minister of Culture, who was elected last November 10th after Ms. Irina Bokova.
A call for applications for consultancy
HACA’s gender project entitled “audiovisual media: freedom of communication and men/women equality”, which was publicly presented on the 20th of June 2017, enters its implementation phase within the framework of the HACA, UN Women and UNESCO partnership aiming at the promotion of the gender equality culture through the audiovisual media on the basis of the Memorandum signed on the 13th of March 2017.
HACA Attends the 2018th Edition of the European Radio Show on Digital Challenges
“The European Radio & Digital Audio Show” held in Paris is expanding its scope of intervention as it is becoming more international. Thus its 2018th edition (held from 25th to 27th January) was dedicated to the large European radio landscape, which goes hand in hand with the technological shift of the digital radio and the numerous possibilities and extensions that it offers.