European Federation of Journalists

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

900,000€ - 999,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1 Fte (4)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

2

High-level Commission meetings

29

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    European Federation of Journalists   (EFJ)

    EU Transparency Register

    27471236588-39 First registered on 06 Sep 2011

    Goals / Remit

    The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) is the largest organisation of journalists in Europe, representing over 320,000 journalists in 73 journalists’ organisations across 45 countries.

    The EFJ was created in 1994 within the framework of the IFJ Constitution to represent the interests of journalists’ unions and associations and their journalists. It has established an independent legal status (number: 0503.985.472) as an international non-profit association (AISBL, association internationale sans but lucratif) since February 2013 according to the Belgian law.

    The EFJ fights for social and professional rights of journalists working in all sectors of the media across Europe through strong trade unions and associations. The EFJ promotes and defends the rights to freedom of expression and information as guaranteed by Article 10 of the European convention on human rights.

    The EFJ is recognized by the European Union, the Council of Europe and the European Trade Union Con (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    IPR/copyright, data protection, data retention, fundamental rights, media freedom, labour rights, Social pillar, freelancers, EU transparency, media pluralism, media freedom, public service media, whistleblowers protection, media literacy, hate speech, transparency of media ownership, trade union rights, collective bargaining, journalists' safety, journalists' working conditions

    Address

    Head Office
    Rue de la Loi, 155
    Bruxelles 1040
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Rue de la Loi, 155
    Bruxelles 1040
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    4

    Employment timeLobbyists
    25%4

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    1

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    2 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 20 May 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Rebecca BONELLO GHIO 01 Feb 2024 31 Jan 2025
    Renate SCHROEDER 02 Feb 2024 31 Jan 2025
    Rebecca BONELLO GHIO 04 Nov 2022 04 Nov 2023
    Renate SCHROEDER 15 Oct 2022 14 Oct 2023
    Renate SCHROEDER 14 Nov 2019 14 Nov 2020
    Ms Camille PETIT 28 Aug 2019 28 Aug 2020
    Ms Camille PETIT 10 Jan 2019 28 Aug 2019
    Renate SCHROEDER 30 Oct 2018 30 Oct 2019
    Ms Camille PETIT 01 May 2018 22 Dec 2018
    Ms Camille PETIT 09 Jun 2017 01 Feb 2018
    Ms Pamela MORINIÈRE 11 Nov 2016 10 Nov 2017
    Renate SCHROEDER 22 Oct 2016 21 Oct 2017
    Ms Camille PETIT 05 Sep 2016 02 May 2017
    Ms Yuk Lan Wong 05 Dec 2015 03 Dec 2016
    Renate SCHROEDER 17 Oct 2015 15 Oct 2016
    Renate SCHROEDER 05 Sep 2014 01 Sep 2015
    Ms Yuk Lan Wong 06 Sep 2014 02 Sep 2015
    Renate SCHROEDER 05 Sep 2014 27 Jan 2015
    Mr Marc GRUBER 04 Sep 2013 03 Sep 2014
    Mr Marc GRUBER 27 Oct 2012 12 Sep 2013
    Mr Marc GRUBER 09 Dec 2011 27 Oct 2012

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Trade unions and professional associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    The EFJ is an affiliate of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)

    The EFJ/IFJ is an observer member of the Council of Europe, the World Intellectual Property Organisation, UNESCO.

    The EFJ is member of Alter-EU, the coalition for ethics in EU lobbying.

    more see: http://europeanjournalists.org/partners/

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    900,000€ - 999,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant DG EMPL - JOURNALISM AND TRUST 57,042€
    Grant DG CNCT - MEDIA FREEDOM RAPID RESPONSE 94,425€
    Grant DG CNCT - STARS 4 MEDIA 26,784€
    Grant DG CNCT - MEDIA COUNCIL #2 157,110€
    Grant DG EMPL - ETUC RECOVERY FUND 18,307€
    Grant DG MIGR - AMIF 12,882€
    Grant DG JUST - MEDIA REPORTING ON MUSLIMS AND ISLAM 13,446€

    Major contributions in current year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant DG CNCT - MEDIA FREEDOM RAPID RESPONSE #2 64,191€
    Grant DG CNCT - MEDIA FREEDOM RAPID RESPONSE #3 69,843€
    Grant DG CNCT - MEDIA COUNCILS #2 231,742€
    Grant DG CNCT - MEDIA COUNCILS #3 257,138€
    Grant DG CNCT - CROSS-BORDER LOCAL JOURNALISM 53,580€
    Grant DG CNCT - STARS 4 MEDIA #2 29,302€
    Grant DG EMPL - SAFETY FOR JOURNALISM 229,110€
    Grant DG EMPL - ETUC RECOVERY FUND 305,109€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    900,000€ - 999,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Expert group against SLAPP#E03746#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3746 #Member #C#Professionals#Implementation of the Anti-SLAPP Recommendation#Monitoring of SLAPP cases

    Groups (European Parliament)

    The EFJ monitors and participates the work of European Parliament, in particular the commitees on culture, employment, legal affairs, home and justice, Civil Liberties
    The EFJ monitors and participates the work of European Parliament, in particular the commitees on culture, employment, legal affairs, home and justice. It requests meeting with MEPs.

    Communication activities

    The EFJ publish a bi-monthly newsletter - EFJ Focus on the activities of the organisation. It can be found at the website www.europeanjournalists.org

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    29 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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