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Women’s Rights Organizations call on Governments to Reject the WTO Declaration on “Women’s Economic Empowerment”

12 December 2017

According to the signatories of the letter, including PSI, the declaration “fails to address the adverse impact of WTO rules and instead appears to be designed to mask the failures of the WTO and its role in deepening inequality and exploitation”.

Civil society organizations protest against WTO Ministerial Conference

11 December 2017

PSI was one of the organizations that drove the action. According to Jocelio Drummond, Regional Secretary of PSI Inter-America, "the main struggle is to prevent the WTO from expanding its area of action on new issues, for example, electronic commerce".

Privatisation of Migration & Refugee Services & Other Forms of State Disengagement

11 Mar 2017

This research, written by Jane Lethbridge, Public Services International Research Unit (PSIRU), examines the effects of the privatisation of services for refugees and migrants at national and international level.

Miguel Ángel Mejía: “Since 2009, workers' rights have been decimated in Honduras”

08 December 2017

In an interview for PSI, the president of the Union of Medical, Hospital and Similar Workers (Sitramedhys) talks about the situation in the Central American country after suspicions of electoral fraud. “Our perspectives for the future, once the will of the government is imposed, are not very encouraging”.

International Anti-corruption Day, 9 December - Who is protecting the workers who fight corruption?

08 December 2017

In view of increasingly more visible cases of corruption, dishonesty and fraud, the public is demanding an improvement in public governance through efficient and transparent public policies. Corruption is now perceived as a social illness that harms the common good that democratic states have the duty to defend.

8th World Water Forum (Brasilia)

Date: 
18 March, 2018 to 23 March, 2018

International Workshop: Strengthening Public Policies for the 2030 Agenda

Date: 
30 November, 2017 to 1 December, 2017

PSI is attending an international workshop in Beirut, organised by the Reflection group on the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development.

World Congress 2017 evaluation survey

28 November 2017

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At the Vatican, Pavanelli speaks about the contributions of the Laudato si' from the perspective of the workers' movement

24 November 2017

On 24 November, PSI's General Secretary took part in an international meeting of trade union organisations on the theme "Labor and the workers' movement at the center of a humane, integral, inclusive and sustainable development – why is the world of work still the key to development in the global world?

PSI Statement on the Situation in Zimbabwe

21 November 2017

With Robert Mugabe’s resignation Zimbabwe needs immediate, internationally-monitored free elections where voter safety is assured. Those family members and acolytes whose criminal corruption mushroomed under Robert Mugabe should be excluded as candidates.