International press cards

Proposed by the DeutscherJournalisten-Verband (DJV) Germany and dju in ver.di, Germany

The World Congress of the International Federation of Journalists, meeting in Angers from June 7th – 10th 2016,

noting that the IFJ is the only organisation with the authority to identify journalists and deliver a global press card;

equally noting that the International Press Card is theworld's oldest and most reputable identification for working journalists across the globe;

believing that a redesign of the International Press Card is overdue;

Congress, therefore, instructs the Executive Committee of the IFJ to organise a redesign of the International Press Card in 2016 with the aim that it better serves the interests and demandsof the member organisations of the IFJ in the regions.