The European Federation of Journalists is the European regional organisation of the International Federation of Journalists. It is the largest organisation of journalists in Europe, representing about 320,000 journalists in 71 journalists’ organisations across 43 countries. It is headquartered in Brussels.

Website: https://europeanjournalists.org/

European Media Against Hate

From 5th-6th March 2018, The European Federation of Journalists hosted a ‘European Media Against Hate’ event. This event took place in Brussels, Belgium, with many talks and seminars regarding Hate Speech issues.

Negotiations techniques and recruitment strategies for the media industry

On 22nd January 2018, The EJF hosted an event regarding the negotiations techniques regarding the media industry. This event had many participants from all across Europe.

Building Trust in Media in South East Europe and Turkey

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) held an event on “How to improve the precarious state of journalism in South East Europe and Turkey”, which will take place on the 14th of November 2017 at the Press Club Brussels, in the framework of the project “Building Trust in Media in South East Europe and Turkey”.

Read more about the event here

 

The EJN’s impact 2017-18

Over the year the EJN took part in five events as part of the European Union Media Against Hate project with media support groups and the European Federation of Journalists in Brussels, Dublin, London, Rome, and Zagreb.

Read the full EJN Annual Report for 2017-18 here

EJN Programme Report 2016

On March 1 the EJN launched its Western Balkans ethics programme in co-operation with UNESCO, the European Federation of Journalists and Press Council of Bosnia Hercegovina and on March 18 the EJN made an address to the UNESCO IPDC conference in Paris on media and migration.

The Director of Communications attended the General Meeting of the European Federation of Journalists in Sarajevo on April 25-26. The event proved vital in forming new connections with unions and associations across Europe, especially in the Western Balkans and Turkey ahead of the UNESCO project which kicked off in April. We gained new supporters in Montenegro.

In Brussels on May 25 the EJN contributed to a meeting of media experts and policymakers on the establishment of an EU mechanism on Democracy, Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights” at the European Parliament. After the meeting the EJN (together with the European  Federation of Journalists) drafted proposals for including media self regulation in each member state of the EU to be included in the new mechanism.

Read the full EJN Annual Report for 2016 here