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Africa and Arab countries

Support the struggle for justice in Palestine

15 February 2019
Saad Ismail standing in the ruins of the family home where six family members were killed

PSI calls on affiliates to support the Ziada family case, an important court case in the Netherlands, that could set a precedent and a breakthrough for the struggle to justice in Palestine.

Human Rights, Trade Unions and Quality Public Services for Refugees and Migrant Workers (Beirut)

Date: 
15 February, 2019

This Roundtable Discussion is part of PSI's mission in support of Syrian refugees in Lebanon bringing together trade unions, civil society, government and international organization stakeholders to share perspectives towards strengthening refugee protection and assistance in Lebanon, with the view to promoting access to decent work, social protection and access to quality public services.

100 Years of Social Protection with the ILO (New York)

Date: 
12 February, 2019

This ILO side event to the UN Commission on Social protection, “100 years of social protection with the ILO: the road to universal social protection” will look at 100 years of social protection development since 1919, the date of the creation of the ILO.

UN Commission for Social Development (New York)

Date: 
11 February, 2019

The Commission for Social Development will hold its fifty-seventh session from 11 to 21 February 2019 under the priority theme of “Addressing Inequalities and Challenges to Social Inclusion Through Fiscal, Wage and Social Protection Policies”.

PSI mission to support Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Date: 
14 February, 2019 to 15 February, 2019

A PSI mission will be held in Beirut, Lebanon from 14-15 February. The mission is part of the project “Trade Unions, Human Rights and Quality Public Services for Refugees and Migrants in the MENA region” and is being implemented in partnership with Union to Union and PSI Swedish affiliates.

Abuja Water Summit Rejects Privatisation Projects

01 February 2019

Unions, civil society organisations and allies convened a Water Summit in Abuja on 29-30 January to call a halt to the water privatisation plans being foisted on the government of Nigeria and state governments by the World Bank, by the US Millennium Challenge Corporation and other groups ideologically committed to privatisation and market control.

Summit against water privatization gathers in Abuja

28 January 2019

Global activists, unionists and human rights advocates will meet in Abuja, on 29-30 January for a national summit that aims at achieving the human right to water in Nigeria and around the world. Participants will come from communities around the world which have been directly impacted by the damages caused by private water industry.

ILO Centenary: Testimony of PSI General Secretary

28 January 2019

#ILO100 For the celebration of the ILO's Centenary in 2019, PSI General Secretary, Rosa Pavanelli, shares her testimony. She explains why the right to strike remains a major challenge in the world of work.

Right to Health - Issue 05

10 January 2019

Get the latest global news on health and social care services. People over Profit! #PublicHealth4All. Right to Health newsletter Issue 05/2018.

PSI Africa & Arab countries Regional Conference - AFRECON (Lomé)

Date: 
12 November, 2019 to 15 November, 2019