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The European EFJ logoFederation of Journalists (EFJ) is the largest organisation of journalists in Europe, representing over 320. 000 journalists in 61 journalists’ organisations across 40 countries. The EFJ was created in 1994 within the framework of the IFJ Constitution to represent the interests of journalists’ unions/association and their journalists.

The EFJ fights for social and professional rights of journalists working in all sectors of the media across Europe through strong trade unions and associations. The EFJ promotes and defends the rights to freedom of expression and information as guaranteed by Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

The EFJ supports its affiliates to foster trade union development, to recruit new members, and to maintain or create environments in which quality, journalistic independence, pluralism, public service values, and decent work in the media exist.

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