2004 EFJ Resolution on EFJ Financial Crisis

Tabled by NUJ – Great Britain

This General Meeting is alarmed at the recent review of the EFJ finance, which concluded that “its financial future remains precarious” with the General Secretary advising appropriate cuts to meet the organisation’s legal and social obligation if it proves necessary.

The GM notes that some affiliates have expressed concern this financial crisis has kept developing over many years and has now reached a critical point. It is therefore important that swift action is taken to set out an effective plan to ensure

(i) that the secretariat continue to implement the day-today working program with maximum efficiency; and

(ii) the most effective and efficient use of the fees.

This GM instructs the incoming Steering Committee to meet with the IFJ Executive Committee to discuss the structural changes necessary to resolve the current crisis.