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On Monday, June 5, the World Alternative Water Forum (FAMA, in Portuguese and Spanish) will be launched in São Paulo, Brazil. Counterpoint to the World Water Forum, dominated by privatizing and mercantilist interests, FAMA advocates access to this natural resource as a human right, not as a commodity. Both will take place in March 2018 in Brasilia.
See the video with PSI General Secretary, Rosa Pavanelli, at #ACTRAVAGORA on the Future of Work: the role of State and Public Services. The discussion took place on 19 May at the ILO in Geneva, Switzerland.
12 June, 2017 to 13 June, 2017
The Initiative on Child Rights in the Global Compacts, which PSI is part of, is organising the Global Conference on Children on the Move taking place in Berlin, Germany, on 12-13 June. During this conference, participants will assess progress and develop strategies around implementing commitments to children on the move.
Join us for an interactive webinar on “Ending gender-based violence in the world of work” taking place on 29 May from 14h-15h30 Brussels (GMT+1) – check your time here. Interpretation will be available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, and Russian. Register to join by following the instructions.
26 May, 2017 to 28 May, 2017
PSI will be attending the upcoming World OutGames Human Rights Conference, a global gathering of internationally respected human rights activists, researchers, legal scholars and organizations, to be held in Miami, USA, 26-28 May 2017.
22 May, 2017 to 25 May, 2017
A PSI delegation, part of the major group of workers and trade unions working in coordination with the Civil Society group for Financing for Development, will be attending the ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development follow-up (FfD). PSI has a range of interests in the financing for development arena, including tax, trade, anti-privatisation, climate change and sustainable development.
PSI will be participating in this ILO conference on "Decent Work for Persons with Disabilities". The conference aims to disseminate research and raise awareness on inclusion of persons with disabilities and the relation between this and decent work. The conference will be looking to identify ways forward for both trade unions and the ILO itself.
26 June, 2017 to 30 June, 2017
PSI General Secretary, Rosa Pavanelli, will be speaking at the Interco CFDT Congress on 29 June.
5 June, 2017 to 7 June, 2017
13 March, 2017 to 24 March, 2017
The 61st session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW61) will take place at the UN Headquarters, in New York, from 13th to 24th March 2017.