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Recommendation on the protection, safety and empowerment of journalists - factsheet

Download factsheets in English, French or German to learn more about the Commission's Recommendation on the protection, safety and empowerment of journalists and other media workers.

The EU is still considered one of the safest places for journalists. Yet, the number of threats and attacks against them have been on the rise in the past years with the most tragic cases being assassinations of journalists. Intimidation and pressure are damaging the environment in which journalists work. Europe needs to better protect journalists.

This Recommendation on the Protection, Safety and Empowerment of Journalists is part of the Commission’s effort to step up support to media freedom and pluralism in the EU. 

The factsheets are available in EU languages below.

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BG Защита, безопасност и овластяване на журналистите
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CS Ochrana, bezpečnost a posílení postavení novinářů
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DA Sikring af journalisters beskyttelse og sikkerhed og styrkelse af deres position
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DE Schutz, Sicherheit und Handlungskompetenz von Journalisten
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EL Προστασία, ασφάλεια και ενδυνάμωση των δημοσιογράφων
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EN Protection, safety and empowerment of journalists
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ES Protección, seguridad y empoderamiento de los periodistas
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ET Ajakirjanike kaitse ja turvalisus ning nende võimestamine
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FI Toimittajien suojelu, turvallisuus ja voimaannuttaminen
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FR Protection, sécurité et renforcement des moyens d’action des journalistes
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HR Zaštita, sigurnost i jačanje položaja novinara
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HU Az újságírók védelme, biztonsága és szerepvállalása
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IT Protezione, sicurezza ed empowerment dei giornalisti
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LT Žurnalistų apsauga, saugumas ir įgalėjimas
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LV Aizsardzības, drošības un pilnvērtīgu iespēju nodrošināšana žurnālistiem
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MT Il-Protezzjoni, is-Sikurezza u t-Tisħiħ tal-Awtonomija tal-Ġurnalisti
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NL Bescherming, veiligheid en weerbaarheid van journalisten
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PL Ochrona, bezpieczeństwo i wzmocnienie pozycji dziennikarzy
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PT Proteção, segurança e capacitação dos jornalistas
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RO Garantarea protecției, a siguranței și a capacitării jurnaliștilor
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SK Ochrana, bezpečnosť a posilnenie postavenia novinárov
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SL Zaščita, varnost in opolnomočenje novinarjev
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SV Skydd, säkerhet och egenmakt för journalister
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