International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)

Fédération internationale des journalistes (FIJ)
Federación Internacional de Periodistas (FIP)
Internationale Journalisten-Föderation (IJF)

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History

Founded 7 May 1952, Brussels (Belgium), at 1st World Congress, as a continuation of earlier groups dating as far back as 1892, Antwerp (Belgium), when International Union of Press Associations (IUPA) was set up. A body with the same name as the current organization, International Federation of Journalists, 1926, created May 1926, Paris (France), was superseded, June 1946, Copenhagen (Denmark), together with International Federation of Journalists of the Allied and Free Countries, by IOJ (based in Prague); and it was national organizations which had withdrawn from the latter body which were instrumental in setting up the present IFJ, 1952. The Declaration of Principles (Code of Conduct) was adopted at 2nd World Congress, 1954, Bordeaux (France) and amended at 18th World Congress, 1986, Helsinki (Finland); IFJ Mass Media Policies text adopted at 16th World Congress, 17-21 May 1982, Lugano (Switzerland). Current constitution revised, June 2016, Angers (France). Registered in accordance with Belgian law.

Aims

Defend and enhance the working rights and conditions of journalists.

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Activities

Advocacy/lobbying/activism; training/education; research/documentation; financial and/or material support.

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Consultative Status

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 5 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 45 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 135 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

UIA Org ID

C1937

Last News Received

14. Sep 2018
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