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Legal notice

Information in accordance with section 5 TMG

European Centre for Press and Media Freedom, SCE with limited liability
Menckestr. 27
04155 Leipzig
phone: +49 (0) 341 200 403 13
fax: +49 (0) 341 562 96 63

Executive Board

  • Yannis Kotsifos (Chair)
  • Rebecca Harms
  • Galina Arapova
  • Stephan Seeger

Chair of Supervisory Board

  • Lucie Sykorova

Managing Director

  • Dr Lutz Kinkel

Cooperative register of the District Court Leipzig: GnR 534
VAT ID: DE314617313

Auditing association

The responsible auditing association in accordance with Section 54 GenG is the Genossenschaftsverband – Verband der Region e. V., based in Frankfurt am Main, which can be contacted at

Accountability for content

The contents of our pages have been created with the utmost care. However, we cannot guarantee the contents’ accuracy, completeness or topicality. According to statutory provisions, we are furthermore responsible for our own content on these web pages. In this context, please note that we are accordingly not obliged to monitor merely the transmitted or saved information of third parties, or investigate circumstances pointing to illegal activity. Our obligations to remove or block the use of information under generally applicable laws remain unaffected by this as per §§ 8 to 10 of the Telemedia Act (TMG).

Accountability for links

Responsibility for the content of external links (to web pages of third parties) lies solely with the operators of the linked pages. No violations were evident to us at the time of linking. Should any legal infringement become known to us, we will remove the respective link immediately.


All persons using personal and any other type of information while visiting ECPMF website must take into account that Internet is not completely secure and therefore the person sending information to this website takes the entire risk should anything happen outside of ECPMF control.


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