European Federation of Journalists (EFJ)

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.


  • Virtual talk: No lockdown for press freedom – misuse of the Corona crisis to silence journalism in Europe.
  • Journalists’ unions urge COVID-19 recovery plans to sustain the media sector now and into the future. Find more information here.
  • A call for ambitious EU budgetary measures to get through the COVID-19 crisis.
  • Workers’ Day: EFJ calls for more support and solidarity for journalists during COVID-19 pandemic. Find more information here.
  • The EFJ joined ARTICLE 19 in calling on governments to ensure the public’s right to know in the COVID-19 pandemic.
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