Regulatory Authorities of the Republic of Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina Sign Memorandum of Cooperation

Sarajevo, 26 October 2018 – The Agency for Audio and Audiovisual Media Services and the Regulatory Agency for Communications of Bosnia and Herzegovina held a bilateral meeting yesterday and today in Sarajevo, at which they signed a Memorandum of Cooperation in the area of media regulation.

As part of the two-day bilateral meeting, the representatives of the two Agencies discussed the setups and the functioning of the two regulators, and the competencies of the Agency Councils, respectively. They also exchanged experiences regarding the distribution of foreign programmes via electronic communication networks, the representation and treatment of marginalized groups in the media and the accessibility of broadcasters’ programmes for the persons with disabilities.

Both sides came to the conclusion that meetings as this are of particular importance for the promotion and expansion of the cooperation between the two regulatory authorities, particularly when it comes to issues of common interest.