14th Congress of the European Trade Union Confederation

The EFJ GS will attend the 14th Congress of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), in Vienna. The ETUC Congress will take place from Tuesday 21 to Friday 24 May 2019 at Wien Messe in Vienna, Austria. Taking part are over 600 national trade union delegates including the General Secretaries and/or Presidents of some 90 national trade union organisations from 38 European countries, 10 European sectoral trade union federations and special guests from Europe and beyond, including Antonio Costa, Prime Minister of Portugal, Alexander Van der Bellen, President of Austria, Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, Enrico Letta, Dean…

EFJ and press freedom groups to carry out solidarity visit to Slovakia

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) and eight leading international press freedom organizations representing the Council of Europe’s Platform to promote the protection of journalism and the safety of journalists, gathered for a semi-annual meeting in Vienna, will conduct a brief solidarity visit to Bratislava, Slovakia on the afternoon of Thursday, December 6, 2018. The groups will highlight the need for further progress in the investigation into the murder of investigative journalist Ján Kuciak. Representatives of the nine organizations will hold a meeting with Slovak government officials and conduct a solidarity visit to the offices of Aktuality.sk, where Jan Kuciak…