The IFJ Africa Office, located in Dakar, Senegal, represents more than 40 unions and associations on the continent

The office helps develop projects and campaigns in support of the fight for the rights and welfare of journalists and focuses on the development of independent and quality journalism in support of democratic, social and economic development.

Among the key activities undertaken recently have been projects, training and campaigns focusing on issues such as trade union development, labour rights and collective bargaining, defending and promoting media freedom, protecting the safety of journalists and tackling impunity, enhancing quality journalism and extending the right of access to information.