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World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers CH

Identification number in the register: 58748517578-15
Registration date: 03/01/2012 11:45:34

The information on this entity was last modified on: 17/12/2013 15:01:28
The date of the last annual update was: 17/12/2013 15:01:28

This entry follows the format of the previous Register. It will be changed to the new format when the entity makes the next update.
Next update due latest on: 27/04/2015

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers CH


Association with legal status registered in Switzerland

    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations

Trade, business & professional associations

    Contact details

Washingtonplatz, 1
Darmstadt 64287

(+49) 6151 733 6

(+49) 6151 733 800

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Vincent Peyregne


    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Stephen Fozard

Manager Legal Affairs and External Relations

    Goals / remit

WAN-IFRA (CH) and WAN-IFRA (FR) are world-wide sister organisations dedicated to be the indispensible partners of newspapers and the entire news publishing industry.

WAN-IFRA defends and promotes press freedom, quality journalism and editorial integrity. WAN-IFRA is at the same time a research organisation providing the news publishing industry with applied research in the fields of technology and business.

The news publishing industry comprises both media enterprises with roots in publishing as well as their technology and service providers.

WAN-IFRA sets out especially:

- To defend and promote press freedom and the economic independence which is an essential condition for that freedom.

- To promote the fundamental role of newspapers and the entire news publishing industry in society and in building and sustaining democracy.

- To improve editorial quality and promote ethical journalism.

- To provide expertise and research in publishing strategy, editorial, advertising, marketing, technology, production and distribution issues to the industry.

- To provide a world-wide centre for industry research and implementation and a platform for the exchange of ideas, information and experience between all parties of the news publishing industry.

- To foster international co-operation in order to encourage the culture of reading newspapers through the establishment and development of Young Reader and
Newspapers in Education programmes.

- To provide opportunities for senior news executives to exchange ideas and information about editing newspapers.

- To represent the newspaper and news publishing industry in all international discussions on media issues.




    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above


    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Information Society
  • Research and Technology
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Youth

    Membership and affiliation

Member from International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC)

The International Association of Research Organizations for the Information, Media and Graphic Arts Industries Member

Partner from ISO and Deutsch Industrie Normes

    Financial data

01/2010  -  12/2010

< 50,000  €

0 €

0 €

The annual report was audited and approved by PriceWaterHouse Coopers Germany.

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.