WAN-IFRA's Vision, Mission and Values

WAN-IFRA's Vision, Mission and Values

Everything we do is because we believe that freedom of expression is a fundamental right, a touchstone of all our freedoms, and press freedom enhanced by solid independent and innovative news publishing companies as one of its fundamental pillars.


WAN-IFRA partners with human rights organisation worldwideWAN-IFRA partners with human rights organisation worldwideOUR VISION

To be the trusted global partner for news media at the forefront of press freedom, quality journalism, innovative and sustainable business and technology models.

OUR MISSION

WAN-IFRA defends and promotes press freedom, clears the way to innovation and helps independent news publishing companies to succeed in their transformation process, increase their business and perform their crucial role in open societies.

OUR VALUES

Everything we do is because we believe that freedom of expression is a fundamental right and a touchstone for all our freedoms. And press freedom, enhanced by solid independent news publishing companies, is one of its fundamental pillars.

Driven by members, publishers, associations and technology suppliers, we believe in solidarity in action and community commitment, and we draw on the collective pool of strengths and skills to the benefit of each member of our community.

We are passionate about the future of news, through promotion of a free press, quality journalism, editorial integrity and adoption of these values by new generations,

We believe that business sustainability is the best guarantee for publishers to remain independent and contribute to freedom of expression in open societies.

We are solution driven, delivering services where members can find answers to their challenges.

We have the ability to deal with uncertainty. We are proactive and a driver of new business models, with a holistic point of view and a sense of urgency.

We are committed to curiosity, open innovation and networking, sharing professional knowledge inside and outside the organisation.  We champion diversity and promote integrity in all we do.