Mr. Naji Participates to a Bi-Annual Meeting of the European Audiovisual Observatory Bureau
The Director General of the High Authority for Audiovisual Communication, Mr. Jamal Eddine Naji, member of the European Audiovisual Observatory Bureau, took part, Thursday October 4th, of the bi-annual meeting of this executive institution that happens twice a year in Paris to prepare the sessions of the executive committee, reuniting 41 permanent members of the OEA including Morocco ( and the European commission). This meeting was chaired by France by Ms. Elizabeth Le HOT, Deputy Director at the Ministry of Culture, together with Ms. Susanne Niklotchev, Director General of the OEA. Furthermore, France will hand the presidency of the executive committee and the bureau to Morocco in 2019.
HACA President Receives a Delegation of Chilean Journalists Visiting Morocco
The delegation included Mr. David Bertelet Dahma, Director of the cultural propagation at the Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María in Valparaiso, current President of the Chilean Universities Radio Network, and Honorary Consul of Morocco in Valparaiso, Mr. Eduardo Espinoza Martinez, Director of the “Radio Universal” and current President of the Radio Broadcasting Association of Chile, in addition to Mr. Juan Soto Meneses, Director of the “Radio Universidad de Atacama” and former President of the Radio Broadcasting Association of Chile.
HACA’s Regulation Systems will Soon be Implemented in Comoros Islands
A delegation from the High Authority of Audio-visual Communication, led by its Director General Mr. Jamal Eddine Naji, paid a visit to the National Press and Audio-visual Council (CNPA) in Moroni, the capital of Comoros Islands – which is a federal republic with a population of over 800.000 people, and that gained independence in 1975– from 25th to 29th September 2018. The delegation was composed of Mr. Najib Bouizermani, Director of Information Systems at the HACA and Mr. Adil Bourbat, technical manager in charge of reporting systems. This visit came after several meetings and exchanges between the two institutions, including a visit paid to Morocco by representatives of the CNPA, which was created on July 2012, headed by Mr. Mohamed Jaafar Abas (A graduate of the Institut Supérieur de l’Information et la Communication (ISIC) in Rabat), aiming at delivering an expression of interest. The visit of the HACA to Moroni represented the final stage before the acquisition by the Comorian regulator of the computer systems used for the monitoring, the archiving and the audio-visual content processing (HACA Media Solution “HMS”). It should be noted that Chad, Tunisia, Mauritania, Senegal, Niger, Benin, and Belgium, already use these patented systems. Moreover, the High Authority works on preparing similar acquisition partnerships with Togo, Mali, Cameroun, Cape Verde, and Moldavia for the coming months.
The media regulation authority of Cape Verde pays a working visit to the HACA
At the invitation of President of the HACA, Ms Amina Lemrini Elouahabi, Ms. Arminda Pereira de Barros, President of the Social Communication Regulatory Authority (ARC) of Cape Verde, accompanied with Messrs. Alfredo Pereira, member of the Council of the ARC and Avelino Pires, IT engineer, paid a working visit to the High Authority from 10th to 13th September 2018.
HACA Participates in a Colloquium on “Gender and Media” within the Framework of the 8th International Congress of Feminist Research in Francophonie (CIRFF)
A delegation from the High Authority for Audio-visual Communication (HACA), headed by its President Ms. Amina Lemrini Elouhabi, and composed of Ms. Latifa Tayah, Director of Studies Department (DED), Mss Houda Sabiri and Ghita Berrada, officials at the same Department, and Ms. Sahar Syassi, task officer at the Presidency, took part in the work of the 8th International Congress of Feminist Research in Francophonie (CIRFF), held at Paris Nanterre University, from 27th to 31st August 2018.
Mr. Naji Pays a Visit of Information and Exchange to The Lebanese Regulator, Media, Universities and Independent Research Centers
Mr. Jamal Eddine Naji, Director-General of the High Authority for Audiovisual Communication (HACA) and President of the International Network of UNESCO Chairs in Communication (ORBICOM), carried out visits of information and exchange in Beirut and Tripoli, to different representatives of the Lebanese media landscape, Dr. Abdel Hadi Mahfouz, President of the National Audiovisual Council (CNA, a regulation authority), in its headquarters at the Ministry of Information, and Dr. Hassan Chaccour, director of programs and production in the Lebanese public TV (“TL”, founded in 1957). These two meetings focused on the institutional, legal, economic and regulatory aspects related to the Lebanese broadcasting field, which is dominated by private media. The debates also shed light on the future of the public service that encounters numerous challenges, similar to those facing the Moroccan public sector. “Our TV, which was closed in 2001 for financial and security reasons, spends nowadays one million dollars per month”, said Mr. Chaccour.
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).
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.
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.