Conditions for membership in the International Union of Media Persons:
All journalists and media persons, or those who hold a scientific degree or a certificate
of training in media and journalism, have the right to become a member.
All press unions, media unions, and non-union press and media organizations that adhere
to the principles of freedom of the press and the traditions of the profession have the
right to become a member.
In order to acquire membership in the union, an application is required to be submitted
to the general secretariat of the union expressing a desire to acquire membership in the
union, according to which the party wishing to join decides its commitment to the union’s
system and its implementing regulations and pledges to perform all the obligations
stipulated therein, including the member’s subscription.
The General Administration of the Union issues a decision to accept the new member
based on the proposal of the Executive Council. The member exercises the duties ofmembership immediately upon the issuance of this decision. In the ev ent that the
member fails to participate in membership, the General Administration may, in its next
sessions, reconsider membership.
All members of the Union have equal rights, duties and freedom of expression.
If one of the members performs actions harmful to the union or does not perform
the obligations stipulated by the union’s system or its implementing regulations.
The President of the Federation issues a warning to stop working and return to
performing his obligations. And the Union shall present its matter to the Executive
Council, which shall freeze its membership. If the member does not fulfill his obligations
after freezing his membership, the matter of canceling his membership shall be presented
to the General Administration in its next session.
The public administration may accept, as an observer, the member who does not meet
one or more of the membership conditions in the federation, or members who request
the membership of an observer, based on a recommendation from the Executive Council.