European Federation of Journalists

Let’s organise, invest in youth and skills

In the framework of the project “Rights and Jobs in Journalism”, the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) together with the Danish Journalists’ Union will organise a two-day workshop on “Let’s organise, invest in youth and skills” on 11 – 12 May in Copenhagen, Denmark.



The workshop will discuss and offer practice tools and exchanges on the following themes:

  1. Job losses vs job growth: What is the trend in jobs and skills in journalism?
  2. Five steps to restore sustainable jobs in European media
  3. Recruitment strategies: How to reach out to the youth and new types of workers?
  4. Creating Europe’s best recruitment pack for journalists
  5. Union image and services: Beyond a “safety net” for journalists

Download the agenda.



This workshop is open for EFJ membership only. Submit your registration form online before 16 March 2015. A registration fee of 80EUR is applied for participants receiving financial assistance from the EFJ. Due to limited spaces, only applicants who have received confirmation from the EFJ can participate in the workshop.

Practical information

Workshop Venue : Borups Højskole (Frederiksholms Kanal 24, 1220 København K, Denmark). It only takes 10-minute walk from the hotel to the venue. You can see the Google map direction here.

Hotel: Cabinn Hotel (Mitchellsgade 14, 1568 København, Denmark)

Transport from airport to hotel: Pubilc transport (Bus, Train and Metro) is available at the airport at frequent intervals. Taxi fare will not be reimbursed. The best options would be to take the train or bus which will stop at the Copenhagen Central station, Köbenhavn H. It’s only 8-minute wal from the Central station to the hotel. See the direction on Google map. For more information about the airport transport, please visit here.



For more information about the workshop or the Rights and Jobs in Journalism project, please contact

Yuk Lan Wong, EFJ prolicy and project officer
E-mail:; Tel.:+32 2 2352 226


The workshop is funded by the European Commission DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion as part of the two-year project Rights and Jobs in Journalism. It is organised by the Danish Journalists’ Union.

DG Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion                      Danish Journalists' Union

(Photo credit: Anne Pedersen, Danish Journalists' Union)