TGS-EFJ Kicks Off First Capacity Building Workshop

(26-27.04.2014) The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) and its affiliate in Turkey, the Journalists Union of Turkey (TGS for Türkiye Gazeteciler Sendikasi), organised the first workshop for a two-year project called “Press Freedom and Empowering the Journalists Trade Union Movement in Turkey”. The project is funded by the EIDHR (European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights) of the European Commission. The workshop covered the issues on union capacity-building, recruitment strategies, legal assistance and the TGS-EFJ campaign for the freedom of imprisoned journalists. The workshop also discussed the preparation of a major international conference for 2016. Renate Schroeder (EFJ Director) and Mehmet Koksal…

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TURKIYE GAZETECILER SENDIKASI (TGS) Address Basin Sarayi kat. 2 34410 Cagaloglu Istanbul Turkey Staff President: Uğur Güç –  gbaskan(at)tgs.org.tr General Secretary: Mustafa Kuleli – kuleli(at)tgs.org.tr Contact person : Utku Zırığ – utku(at)tgs.org.tr Phone +90-212-514.06.94/96 Email tgs(at)tgs.org.tr Website http://www.tgs.org.tr/