Asia Pacific

PSI's Asia and Pacific region covers 122 unions in 22 countries and related territories with a membership of two million workers. The regional office is based in Singapore. Contact the regional offices.

What Women Want: CPSU Australia 2013-2014 survey

Mar24
What Women Want

PSI affiliate in Australia, Community & Public Sector Union (CPSU), launched, for the eighth year in a row, a survey on “What Women Want” asking women to give a detailed picture of their working lives. This is Australia’s largest survey on working women, with over 11 200 women participating.

Oceania young workers’ meeting in Sydney

Mar24
Young workers' meeting

On 19 March the first PSI Oceania young workers’ meeting was held in Sydney, before the Oceania Sub-regional Advisory Committee (OSRAC). There were 10 attendees, representing 5 affiliates and 3 countries. The aim of the meeting was to introduce young people to PSI and its work, as well as giving them a taste of the issues that PSI deals with on a global basis.

Racism? Not for us!

Mar22

Speak out and take a stand against racism and xenophobia! On the eve of the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 21 March 2014, Rosa Pavanelli, General Secretary of the global union federation Public Services International affirms that “our commitment to fight racism and all forms of discrimination is guided by respect for human rights and basic union principles: social justice, equality, collective action and collective responsibility”.

Video: Global Labor Unions Step Up the Fight for Women's Empowerment

Mar 21

To achieve gender equality and empower women around the world, leaders are increasingly looking to history's pioneers of progress and social inclusion: Labor Unions.

After Yolanda: Government employees are also human beings

Mar11

Four months after Typhoon Haiyan, or Yolanda as it's known in the Phlippines, PSI affiliate in the Philippines, PSLINK, has put together a photo report of the effects Yolanda has had on the population and more specifically on the lives of public sector workers.

Japanese unions working to increase women's participation

Mar07

PSI affiliate the All Japan Prefectural and Municipal Workers Union (JICHIRO) organised a meeting with the chairpersons and general secretaries of JICHIRO prefectural offices at JICHIRO head office in Tokyo on 28 February 2014. A total of 59 representatives (35 men and 25 women) participated in this meeting.

PSI statement: International Women’s Day 2014

Mar05
Women Trade Union League

Public Services International joins its members around the world in celebrating women and their achievements on 8th of March. PSI promotes the work of women trade unionists and stands united with all of our sisters who deliver vital public services.

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Presentation: Asia Pacific Youth Network

Oct31

This presentation was made by Nick Kelly during the PSI AP Quality Public Services Forum in Bangkok, Thailand - October 2013

Presentation notes: Pakistan WAPDA

Oct31

This presentation was made by Abdul Nizamani during the PSI AP Quality Public Services Forum in Bangkok, Thailand - October 2013

Presentation notes: Resisting privatisation in Korea

Oct31

This presentation was made by Seok Kim during the PSI Asia Pacific Quality Public Services Forum in Bangkok, Thailand - October 2013

Presentation notes: Trade union rights in Japan

Oct31

This presentation was made by Tatsuya Nakmura during the PSI AP Quality Public Services Forum in Bangkok, Thailand - October 2013

Presentation: Ratification of ILO Convention 151

Oct31

This presentation was made by Glen Pastorfide during the PSI AP Quality Public Services Forum in Bangkok, Thailand - October 2013

Presentation: Trade union rights in India

Oct31

This presentation was made by Raman Kannan during the PSI AP Quality Public Services Forum in Bangkok, Thailand - October 2013

Presentation: ADB engagement analysis

Oct31

This presentation was made by Bobet Corral during the PSI AP Quality Public Services Forum in Bangkok, Thailand - October 2013

Pre-decision & Information Guide for Nurses and Midwives Migrating to Australia

Oct28
Pre-decision & Information Guide for Nurses and Midwives Migrating to Australia

Public Services International and the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA), a PSI affiliate, are partners in the production of this pre-decision kit and information guide for nurses and midwives migrating to Australia.

Presentation: Trade and Services Agreement and Public Services

Oct17

Trade presentation given by Daniel Bertossa, PSI Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer, at the PSI Asia Pacific Quality Public Services Forum in Bangkok, Thailand - October 2013

Presentation: Multinational Tax Avoidance

Oct17

Multinational Tax Avoidance and the OECD's base erosion and profit shifting (BEPs) process

Trade presentation given by Daniel Bertossa, PSI Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer, at the PSI Asia Pacific Quality Public Services Forum in Bangkok, Thailand - October 2013

Presentation: How ‘free trade’ & investment treaties attack public services & why we have to fight them

Oct17

Trade presentation given by Professor Jane Kelsey, from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, at the PSI Asia Pacific Quality Public Services Forum in Bangkok, Thailand - October 2013

Presentation: The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and health

Oct17

A New Zealand perspective

Trade presentation given by Marilyn Head, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, at the PSI Asia Pacific Quality Public Services Forum in Bangkok, Thailand - October 2013

Presentation: MDGs in Asia-Pacific - UNI-APRO

Oct17

Presentation by UNI-APRO representative Jayasri Priyalal at an interactive workshop on tax justice, during the PSI Asia Pacific Quality Public Services Forum in Bangkok on 16 October 2013.

Presentation: Tax Justice and Quality Public Services

Oct17

Presentation by Lidy Nacpil of Jubliee South - Asia Pacific Movement on Debt and Development, at an interactive workshop on tax justice, during the PSI Asia Pacific Quality Public Services Forum in Bangkok on 16 October 2013.

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