Experts call for World Bank Group to end aggressive promotion of PPPs for public service provision.
PSI works in coalition with EI, ITUC, civil society partners, the ILO and others to influence the inter-governmental negotiations related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Post-2015 Development Agenda and the Financing for Development (FfD) arena.
Ministers and high-level decision-makers will share their public service innovations in The Hague on 22 and 23 June 2017. PSI will be attending this 2-day forum where participants will discuss how to best mobilize the public services and accelerate innovation to achieve the vision of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how to leave no one behind.
On 9th June 2017, Public Services International organized the Route of Shame for the fourth time, inviting global trade union leaders, local unions, international organisations, NGOs and the people of Geneva to participate in a ride for social justice, trade union rights and the right to strike for all workers.
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.
This groundbreaking conference, organised by PSI with the support of ILO/ACTRAV and ILO/GED, marked the beginning of a new area of collaboration. PSI in partnership with the ILO explored the issue of workers with disabilities with a special focus on the role of the public sector and public services.
PSI is a partner of the Reflection Group on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and together with other civil society organizations and networks has produced the first annual Spotlight Report assessing the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the structural obstacles in its realization.