• PSI calls on its affiliates and allies to send letters to the Liberian government, for the reinstatement of dismissed workers, demanding the recognition of the right to organize for public service workers and the respect of trade union rights for all workers in Liberia!

  • Médecins sans Frontiers refuses to receive funds from the EU and EU Member States “until there is a policy drive towards taking people in and focusing on individual needs,” in response to the deterrence policy to keep refugees and asylum seekers away from European shores.

  • PSI General Secretary joins the Presidents of France and South Africa calling for urgent public investments globally to create new jobs in the health sector. This new report outlines recommendations made by 24 Commissioners, to stimulate and guide the creation of at least 40 million new jobs in the health and social sectors

  • PSI's 13th Regional Conference for the Asia Pacific Region (APRECON) and related meetings will take place in Fukuoka, Japan 9-12 October. The theme of APRECON will be "Quality Public Services Keep the Community Safe".

  • Public sector unions to oppose Asia Pacific mega trade deal RCEP

    On 12 October, the closing day of the Asia Pacific Regional Conference (APRECON) in Fukuoka, around 250 delegates representing more than 70 PSI affiliates from 18 countries resolved to intensify the struggle against the ambitious Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) under negotiation among 16 countries in the region.

  • Hurricane Matthew in Haiti: appeal for donations

    Hurricane Matthew wrought devastation as it made landfall in Haïti on 3 and 4 October, killing hundreds, displacing thousands, destroying homes and causing widespread flooding across the impoverished nation. Matthew has left Haïti in desperate need of aid. PSI is calling on all affiliates to donate to the PSI Haiti Relief Fund. The funds will be used for the immediate relief and assistance to the members of PSI’s affiliate, the CTSP, who live in the affected towns.

  • Whistleblowers need EU protection – lives, environment and money at stake

    On 17 October a platform calling for EU-wide whistleblower protection is launched by the first 44 signatories of a joint statement. It will be open for additional organisations and individuals to sign after the launch. The LuxLeaks trial and others have brought the lack of protection of whistleblowers at EU-level into sharp focus.