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


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<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

Discussion


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