The NUJ is hosting on Monday June 30th (Headland House, 18.30) an event to mark one week since leading journalists covering Egypt were sentenced by the current government, largely on specious grounds. Confirmed speakers include Paul Mason – Channel 4, Jim Boumelha – IFJ president, Jeremy Corbyn MP and Michael Hodgkin – FoC at Al Jazeera English. Read the rest of this entry »

“We need a vision of security that is rule-of-law based and human-rights based – if we can build that vision, then I think a lot of people would want to join.” That was Green MEP Jan Philipp Albrecht, in his address to members of the Brussels branch of the NUJ in the Brussels Press Club on 10th June 2014. Read more on this entry.

8Q - MEPs answerWith one week to go before voting in the European Parliament 2014 elections, eight questions on European surveillance issues were sent to existing MEPs on the Belgian list. Here is how they answered. Read more on this entry.

8Q - MEPs answerWith one week to go before voting in the European Parliament 2014 elections, eight questions on European surveillance issues were sent to the six candidates considered in the running as the next President of the European Commission. And their answers? Read more on this entry.

Come along to the NUJ Brussels Social Media evening – 18th June 2014. Designed for journalists, writers, editors and communications professionals, this evening training session will provide the essential know-how to help make Twitter work for you and get you closer to your key sources. Read more on this entry.

Brussels, 13 May 2014. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) today ruled that internet search engine operators are responsible for the processing of personal data from any webpages, and should respond to the legitimate requests of ordinary people to exercise their ‘right to be forgotten’. Read more on this entry.

NUJ Brussels’ Pitch & Deal training course on Saturday 26th April saw a small group of members experience some highly-intensive tuition from two expert NUJ trainers brought over from the UK for the day. Read more on this entry.

European trade unions mass outside International Trade Union House, BrusselsThe ETUC (European Trade Union Confederation) demonstration in Brussels on 4th April 2014 against the austerity cuts and for investment in quality jobs was notable for the participation from trade unions across Europe. The Belgian trade unions were very heavily represented, however groups of marchers came from just about every European member state. Read more on this entry.

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