Ongoing projects 2015

Media Against Hate

#MediaAgainstHate is a Europe-wide campaign led by the European Federation of Journalists involving partners from across Europe, including ARTICLE 19, Media Diversity Institute (MDI), Croatian Journalists’ Association (CJA), Cooperazione per lo Sviluppo dei Paesi Emergenti (COSPE), Community Media Institute (COMMIT), Community Media Forum Europe (CMFE). The project aims to counter hate speech and discrimination in the media, both on and offline, by promoting ethical standards, while maintaining respect for freedom of expression.

Association of Journalists of Macedonia

Journalists’ network for media freedom in Macedonia

The Association of Journalists of Macedonia together with the EFJ, have launched the EU-funded project “Journalists’ Network for Media Freedoms in Macedonia”, under the media freedom priority of Instrument for Pre-Accessing Assistance (IPA).The project aims to develop AJM’s network of journalists and raise awareness about ethical reporting, media self-regulation and help improve the national practice in line with the EU principles and the standards of Council of Europe.

Rights and Jobs in Journalism Rights and jobs in journalism: Building stronger unions in Europe


This is a two year project which includes four capacity building workshops and focuses on the core labor rights of journalists and the role of the unions in enforcing these rights.

EFJ Regional Development Fund EFJ Regional Development Fund

The EFJ Regional Development Fund aims to assist unions to improve their capacity and facilitate exchanges among unions. The current participating unions include those in Czech Republic, Estonia and Hungary.

Journalists Jailed in Turkey Turkey: Set Journalists Free

The two year project/ campaign aims to decriminalize Turkish journalism and freedom of speech and protect work place rights.

Reaching out to atypical workers Reaching out to Atypical Workers

The European Federation of Journalists together with International Federation of Actors (FIA), the International Federation of Musicians and UNI-MEI launched a two-year joint project (2015 & 2016) aiming to promote the rights of atypical workers in the sector and improve the capacity of trade union in servicing these members.

Mapping Media Freedom in Europe Mapping media freedom in Europe

The Index on Censorship, the European Federation of Journalists and Reporters Without Borders are joining forces to map the state of media freedom in Europe. With your participation, we are mapping the violations, threats and limitations that European media professionals, bloggers and citizen journalists face everyday.

Building Strong Journalists Unions in Eastern Europe

The project aims to build stronger, more effective journalists’ trade unions in the target countries of Eastern Europe.



Projects 2014

Confronting Austerity in Journalism Confronting Austerity in Journalism

This is a project aims to find innovative ways in financing journalism and improve the capacity of unions in adapting the changing media landscape.