Turkish Press Council becomes member of AIPCE
The council became a member of the alliance after 32-member countries of the bloc reached a consensus on its membership at the Annual General Assembly Conference held in Budapest between Oct. 11 and Oct. 13.
The Turkish Press Council will now share all developments and problems in both the Turkish and the European press.
“At the meeting during which we also shared Turkey’s experiences in press in recent years and positive and negative incidents with our European colleagues, around 40 country representatives and the UNESCO representative watched developments regarding press freedom and ethical complaints in Turkey with interest. The council’s deputy head Murat Önok made a broad presentation about the Turkish Press Council and problems the Turkish press experiences. We saw that what is happening in Turkey is closely monitored and our active work has been taken into consideration,” the head of the Turkish Press Council Pınar Türenç said on the membership.
The AIPCE’s 2018 conference will be held in the Finnish capital Helsinki in October.