EFJ General Meeting, Zagreb 23-25 March 2007

See also the Annual Meeting 2006

Contact: +32 2 235 22 00 or efj@ifj.org

<font size="4">EFJ GENERAL MEETING 2007

Promoting Core Labour Standards for All Journalists:

The Challenges of the Digital Era

Zagreb, 23-25 March 2007


<font size="4">Friday, 23 March</font>

14.00 Registration

14.30 Start of the Meeting

Welcome and Introduction:

Arne König, Chair, European Federation of Journalists

Dragutin Lucic Luce, President, Croatian Association of Journalists

Katja Kusec, President, Trade Union of Croatian Journalists

15.30 Special Session I. Building Quality in the New Journalism

Patrick Kamenka, SNJ-CGT, France

Jeremy Dear, General Secretary, NUJ, Great-Britain 

Moderator: Aidan White, EFJ General Secretary

16.30 Coffee Break

17.00 Special Session II. The Future of Employment Relationship in Media in Europe: The added-value of being a union member 

Marijan Beljan, Representative of UNIHUB, Croatian Media Employer

Mogens Blicher Bjerregard, President, Danish Union of Journalists

Moderator: Ann-Magrit Austenå, EFJ Steering Committee

18.30 End of Day I

<font size="4">Saturday, 24 March</font>

9.30 Start of EFJ General Meeting

1. Adoption of working rules

2. Election of Presidium

3. Approval of Agenda

4. Voting Rights and Decision of Membership

Nomination of Election Committee

Election of Tellers

5. Minutes of the GM, Thessaloniki, 2004

6. Minutes of the AM, Bled, 2006

7. Reports

a) Steering Committee Report


11.00 -11.30 Coffee Break

b) Expert Group Reports

Labour Rights Expert Group (LAREG)

Authors’ Rights expert Group (AREG)

Freelance Expert Group (FREG)

Broadcasting Expert Group (BREG)

Discussion and Adoption of Reports

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch

8. Financial Report

a) Honorary Treasurer Report 2007

b) Finance Commission Report

c) Budget 2007-2010

d) EFJ Financial Perspectives 2007-2010 –Discussion Paper by General Secretary

15.30-16.00 Coffee Break

9. EFJ Working Program Priorities 2007-2010

10. Presentation of Candidates for the Steering Committee

18.00 End of Day II

20.00 Dinner

<font size="4">Sunday 25 March</font>

9.30 Start of the Meeting

11. Election

Steering Committee (incl. chair)

Finance Commission

12. Motions

a) Motions on Rules

b) Motions on EFJ activities

11.30 Coffee Break

Continuation of Motions

13. IFJ Congress

14. Other

14.30 Lunch