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External event

Migrants, Refugees and Climate Change: the Trade Union Response

7 December, 2015

At a time when racism is growing and negative narratives are growing against refugees and migrants fleeing poverty and oil wars, this 2-hours workshop at the Climate Generation Areas of Paris COP 21 organised by PSI affiliate the Public and Commercial Services Union (UK), combined a panel discussion and a debate with the audience.

Climate Change: COP21

30 November, 2015 to 11 December, 2015

The biggest climate conference ever has opened in Paris under extremely tight security. The terror attacks of 13 November caused the French government to cancel the massive people’s demonstration on 29 November and have significantly altered the focus of the climate conference, as security issues permeate.

Global Tax Reform Beyond BEPS - Side-event to UN Committee of Tax Experts meeting

20 October, 2015

• Is the current international tax framework fit for the 21st century?
• What issues are central to building a fairer international corporate tax system in the interest of developing countries?
• What is the most appropriate institutional framework to bring more inclusive participation?

Continental Conference on the Struggle Against racism in the Workplace - Celebrating INSPIR´s 20th Anniversary

17 August, 2015 to 19 August, 2015

African descent union leaders, indigenous and non-black allies in the fight against racism in Brazil, USA, Colombia, Honduras, Ecuador, Chile, Guatemala, Guyana and the Dominican Republic will attend the event.

Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FFD3)

13 July, 2015 to 16 July, 2015

As negotiations for the Post 2015 Development Agenda draw to a close at the United Nations, Member States are discussing means of implementation and financing. PSI is taking an active part in this process together with other trade unions and civil society partners.

International Labour Conference 2015

1 June, 2015 to 13 June, 2015

The 104th Session of the International Labour Conference (ILC) will be held at the Palais des Nations and the ILO headquarters in Geneva, from 1 to 13 June 2015.

ICRICT panel: Expanding the debate on taxing global corporate profits

2 June, 2015

The Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation (ICRICT) is a group of public intellectuals from around the world who believe that, at this moment in history, there is both an urgent need and an unprecedented opportunity to bring about significant reform of the international corporate taxation system.

Water for All

13 April, 2015 to 14 April, 2015

PSI affiliate, the Korean Government Employees Union (KGEU) and the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) are organising an international forum to seek alternatives to privatisation policies and to strengthen public water services.

Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

14 March, 2015 to 18 March, 2015

The Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction is taking place in Sendai, Japan on 14-18 March 2015.

ILO Tripartite meeting on the Right to Strike

23 February, 2015 to 25 February, 2015

The Meeting will bring together participants from 32 Governments of ILO member States, 16 Employer participants and 16 Worker participants nominated by the Employers’ group and the Workers’ group of the Governing Body respectively, as well as observers from the three groups.