VIENNA, July 30 (FENA) – The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media (RFoM), Teresa Ribeiro, met on 29 July with Armela Krasniqi, the newly elected Chairperson of the Albanian Audiovisual Media Authority (AMA).
Krasniqi informed the Representative about the AMA’s work, some challenges that the media sector in Albania face, and her future vision for future activities and co-operation with local media stakeholders, it was announced from the OSCE Office..
Ribeiro stressed that an independent and strong regulator, with a stable model of financing, is vital in order to perform its important work in an effective and accountable manner. The Representative also spoke about the annual OSCE South-East Europe Media Conference that will take place on 11 and 12 October this year in Tirana.
Ribeiro and Krasniqi agreed to continue the constructive cooperation between their institutions. Ribeiro offered the assistance of her office, particularly with legal matters that are important for AMA’s daily work.