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  • PSI at The Vatican: Human Right to Water


    27 February 2017

    Check out our General Secretary Rosa Pavanelli discussing our work alongside our affiliates on the Human Right to Water and why it is so important at a special seminar held at the Vatican by Pope Francis. Trade Unions, NGOs, UN Human Rights experts and the Pope all agree: Water is a human right and needs to be governed publicly, in the public interest. Not by profit-maximizing private corporations.

  • New PSI Breifing Outlines Growing Global Campaign Against Unpaid Internships


    27 February 2017

    A new PSI Briefing released today outlines the campaign against unpaid internships and discusses the role which trade-unions can play in defending the rights of young workers engaged in intern positions.

  • PSI launches Human Right to Health campaign in the Oceania sub-region


    27 February 2017

    PSI affiliate the New Zealand Public Service Association (NZPSA), along with other NZ unions representing nurses, doctors, allied health professionals, cleaners, administration staff and paramedics have united under the banner “Yes We Care”. They will tour the country in the lead up to their national election.

  • Vacancy: PSI Regional Secretary for the Asia-Pacific region


    24 February 2017

    Public Services International is looking for a Regional Secretary for Asia-Pacific countries to lead the dynamic regional team in developing plans and implementing activities to meet PSI’s objectives. Experience with trade unions in the region, as well as knowledge of AP politics, are key requirements

  • At Annual Congress, KPTU Looks towards the Future


    23 February 2017
    KPTU Congress

    On 22 February, delegates of the Korean Public Service and Transport Workers’ Union (KPTU) from around the country gathered at the Kim Koo Museum & Library in Seoul for the union’s annual Congress. KPTU delegates were joined by several guests, including representatives of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) and allied public sector unions.

  • Lagos Unions Condemn New Law Which Puts Corporate Profits Ahead of Workers' Rights


    23 February 2017

    A coalition of civil society groups, grassroots campaigners and water unionists have vowed to resist the Lagos State Environmental Bill which was passed yesterday (Feb 20) by the Lagos House of Assembly, less than two weeks after the groups challenged key sections of the law at a Public Hearing organised by the House Committee on the Environment.

  • First International Symposium on Community Health Workers starts in Uganda


    21 February 2017

    The first International Symposium on Community Health Workers (CHWs) commenced on 21 February at Hotel Africana in Kampala, Uganda. The 3-day symposium with the theme: Contribution of CHWs towards the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals brings together over 450 policy makers, academics, practitioners, and civil society organisations in the health sector, including PSI.