European Graphical Federation (EGF)

Fédération graphique européenne (FGE)
Europäische Grafische Föderation
Europeiska Grafiska Federationen

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History

1985, under the name European Trade Union Organization of the Graphical and Media Industry, as the European regional organization of International Graphical Federation (IGF). Ceased to exist, 1 Jan 2000, Copenhagen (Denmark), when merged with on merger of European Regional Organization of the International Federation of Commercial, Clerical, Professional and Technical Employees (Euro-FIET), European Committee of International Communications and European Federation of Media and Entertainment International (EURO-MEI) to form UNI Global Union - Europa (UNI Europa).

Aims

Represent members of European trade unions in the newspaper, magazine, general printing, and paper processing sectors; serve as the recognized representative of these members within the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC); promote members' health and safety; develop solidarity among members; coordinate action; assist member unions in Central and Eastern Europe; promote multimedia standards.

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Activities

EGF is currently undertaking a project aimed at establishing European Works Councils in certain multinational companies active within the industries that EGF covers.

Structure

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 31 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Social Activity
    • Workers
  • Information
    • Periodicals
  • Communication
    • Newspapers, Newsreels
    • Printing
  • Industry
    • Manufacturing Processes
    • Paper
  • Research, Standards
    • Drafting, Graphics

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

UIA Org ID

E6108

Last News Received

1999
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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