This project aims to establish a platform for dialogue between police and media through facilitating regular discussions with participation of high level representative of law enforcement agencies, human rights activists, media and a moderator from the OSCE Office in Baku.
Azerbaijan is a signatory of a number of conventions and agreements which entail commitments, such as right to free life, work, and education that are granted to citizens by the Constitution. A Law adopted "On Access to Information" should be considered as a continuation of such reforms. However, the previous and current practice demonstrates the problems with application of laws. These problems are mainly reflected in the relationship between the representatives of mass media and law-enforcement during mass events and demonstrations.
The objective of this project is to improve the relations between media and law-enforcement agencies. In particular: