In the draft resolution, paragraph 3, replace the last sentence with the following sentence: "The interactivity of computer games, Internet tools (social networks, chat rooms, search engines, online shopping, and so on) and the accessibility of those media from anywhere (via “smartphones”) create numerous possibilities for users to actively steer the violence found in and conveyed through the media, and to identify with it."
In the draft resolution, after paragraph 3, insert the following paragraph:
"Because they are very active in certain new media, children (up to the age of 18) are especially exposed to the new forms of violence found in and conveyed through the media and to all the attendant risks; their situation therefore deserves particular attention."
In the draft resolution, at the end of paragraph 5, add the following sentences: "Child pornography and child abuse images as serious violations of children’s rights have been covered by the Assembly in its work leading to Resolution 1834 (2011) and Recommendation 1980 (2011) on "Combating 'child abuse images' through committed, transversal and internationally co-ordinated action". Violence may also be insidiously conveyed through the media, for example in the depiction of the hyper-sexualisation of children."
In the draft resolution, paragraph 6, at the end of the first sentence, add the following words: "and to be aware of the particular vulnerability of children in this sphere".
16 June 2014
Votes: 80 in favor 1 against 4 abstentions
In the draft resolution, paragraph 9, replace the first sentence with the following sentence: "Consequently, convinced that governments, national parliaments and media service providers have a duty to combat violence in the media, the Assembly asks them to take the following measures:"
In amendment 5, replace the word "duty" with the word "responsibility".
16 June 2014
Votes: 82 in favor 1 against 3 abstentions
In the draft resolution, before paragraph 10.1, insert the following sub-paragraph: "devise and implement national programmes to raise awareness both of violence and of media skills for people who work with children, for families and for children themselves, based inter alia on greater European co-operation in this field;"
In amendment 6, delete the following words: "based inter alia on greater European co-operation in this field".
In the draft resolution, at the end of paragraph 10.2, add the following words: ", in particular where images of aggression against children are concerned;"
In the draft recommendation, paragraph 4.1, replace the words "deal with the effects of media violence" with the following words: "deal with violence in the media and its effects".
16 June 2014
Votes: 86 in favor 2 against 1 abstention
In the draft recommendation, paragraph 4.2, replace the words "assess the feasibility of ensuring" with the following words: "encourage, through relevant existing partnerships between intergovernmental bodies and private stakeholders".
In amendment 9, delete the word "existing".