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Social injustice and inequality still major challenges for Africa and Arab countries


24 September 2015
PSI leadership & Botswana affiliates

[GABORONE – 24 September]: Rosa Pavanelli, PSI General Secretary, calls for investment in public health, tax justice and for solidarity with countries in conflict areas

Solidarity, Strength, Service


23 September 2015
Members of AFREC

[GABORONE, BOTSWANA – 23 September 2015] – Over 200 public sector trade union leaders from 33 countries, convene in Gaborone, Botswana, for Public Services International’s (PSI) 12th Regional Conference for Africa and Arab countries.

Chevron’s Aggressive Tax Avoidance Exposed at Global Summit


17 September 2015
Chevron Headquarters, Houston - Photo: Dave Wilson (Creative Commons)

[GENEVA, 17 September 2015] - A report released today has revealed the extent of tax avoidance undertaken by US-based oil giant, Chevron, on its largest global project – the Gorgon LNG project in Australia.

EU Response to the Refugee Crisis Deeply Disappointing say PSI and EPSU


15 September 2015

"We express deep disappointment at the failure of the European Union to arrive at a humanitarian and durable solution to the refugee crisis in Europe."

Decent work and social protection for migrant workers


15 July 2015
Migration pre-decision kits for Indian & Filipino health workers

PSI launched its pioneering migrant information kits in a public symposium held in Manila, the Philippines’ capital. The Philippines is a major source country of migrant workers, a huge number of whom are nurses, and health and care workers.

PSI Symposium on the German-Philippines Bilateral Agreement for Health Workers


15 July 2015

More than 60 representatives from trade unions, government agencies, employers, recruiters and civil society organizations came together in a symposium organized by PSI to discuss the German-Philippines Bilateral Labor Agreement (BLA) for health workers.

New TISA leaks confirm PSI concerns on deregulation and secrecy


30 June 2015
Photo: Padlock by Dmitriy - Creative Commons

PSI, 1 July 2015 – Yet another series of leaks confirm PSI’s repeated concerns on the restriction of governments’ right to regulate in the public interest as well as underlining the lack of transparency surrounding the Trade In Service Agreement (TISA) negotiations.