While the community media sector may be reported as established and well developed in Western Europe, it has grown considerably more slowly in almost all countries in Central and Eastern Europe. The knowledge about the condition and possibilities for development of the sector in the region is also limited. Urszula Doliwa (CMFE Board Member, University of Warmia and Mazury, Poland) and Larisa Rankovic (Belgrade University, Serbia) in the article “Time for community media in Central and Eastern Europe” (Central European Journal of Communication Volume 7 No. 1 (12) Spring 2014) try to look at the problem of community media in Central and Eastern Europe in general and present the specific problems of the community media development in this region from the Eastern perspective.
> CMFE: Response to the Public Consultation on the review of the EU copyright rules: Response.pdf
> CMFE: Intervention at the Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Media and Information Society, held in Belgrade on November 7-8, Political Declarations and Resolutions of the conference.
> CMFE: Statement on digital radio to the meeting on 23 October 2013 in Brussels of the “Working Group on Communications Broadcast Issues (CBISS”, part of Communications Committee (COCOM) of the European Commission, Directorate-General for Communications Networks.
> CMFE: Contribution to the “Public consultation on the Independent Report from the HLG on Media Freedom and Pluralism” (mention availability under “Contributions received from NGOs
> CMFE: Letter to the Brazilian Ministry of Communications European Community Radio Sector Opt for DRM+
> CMFE: Letter to the Swedish Minister of Culture regarding Avoid commercialization and privatization of community radio in Sweden (January 28). Ministry of Culture letter of formal response (February 13).
> CMFE: Letter to the Saxonian Media Authority (Germany) regarding Transition of community radio stations in Saxony to DAB+ (29 November)
> Council of Europe: Letter toGeneral Secretary of the Council of Europe on: “Press Freedom and Anti-Terrorism Laws” (8 February)
> European Commission: Response to Letter to the Commissioner for the Digital Agenda Neelie Kroes on “Not leaving behind Community Radios in the digitization of Radio” (6 February)
> European Commision: Letter to the Commissioner for the Digital Agenda Neelie Kroes on “Not leaving behind Community Radios in the digitization of Radio” (19 December)
> Council of Europe: Letter to the Secretary General on “Review of anti-terror laws for potential negative impacts on the rights to freedom of expression and access to information” (10 June)
> European Commission: Response to Consultation “A questionnaire for the online consultation of cultural stakeholders on the future Culture Programme” (15 December)
> European Commission: Response to Consultation “The EU programme for support of the European audiovisual sector after 2013” (30 November)
> European Commission: Response to Consultation on Radio Spectrum Policy (9 April)
> European Commission: Position Paper on the Draft Communication from the Commission on the application of State aid rules to public service broadcasting (15 January)
> European Commission: Response to the public consultation Transforming the digital dividend opportunity into social benefits and economic growth in Europe (4 September)
> Electronic Communications Committee (ECC), European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations (CEPT): response to Draft Report 141 Future possibilities for the digitalisation of band II (87.5 – 108 mhz) (29 December)
> European Commission: Response to the consultation on the Revision of the Communication from the Commission on the application of State aid rules to public service broadcasting (10 March)
> Sweden, Ministry of Culture, Media and Sports: Response to the Consultation on Community Radio and Television in Sweden (25 April)
> European Parliament: The state of community radio in the European Union
> European Commission: Response to the Consultation on the Digital Divide Report (16 September)