Mogens Blicher Bjerregård
Mogens Blicher Bjerregård is president of EFJ, Denmark. Freelance international and president of the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) since 2013. Educated journalist and now consultant on capacity building of media organisations and on media development for democracies through fellowship programmes for the EU. Dedicated on authors’ rights, board member of Copydan 2002-2016 and again from 2019. Member of Authors Rights Expert Group at the EFJ. Have for three decades been dedicated to press freedom and trade union work: 16 years as president of the Danish Union of Journalists 1999-2015; expert in authors’ rights; self-regulation and ethical standards including fighting hate and fakes for the Nordic Council of Ministers. Being in the founding process of the International Media Support, co-signing the MoU of the Council of Europe Safety Platform, board member of the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom. Representing Denmark at UNESCO IPDC from 2014.