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  • Find here the document “Putting People over Profit” which outlines PSI’s priorities for the implementation of the PoA until 2022; PSI's Programme of Action; Constitution and Resolutions adopted at our 30th World Congress in Geneva, Switzerland, 30 October-3 November 2017.

  • PSI has launched a global campaign for the Human Right to Health that aims at building a mass global movement that could influence concrete policies towards attaining Universal Public Health Coverage (UPHC). #PublicHealth4All

  • PSI launches a video series featuring 16 stories from nine countries – Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, Italy, USA, Chad, Lebanon, Guatemala and Brazil - to praise the work of public servants around the world.

    See website: http://oneday.world-psi.org

  • Around 177 women trade unionists from at least 42 countries are part of the Global Union delegation this year. Follow their activities on the trade union delegation BlogFacebook, Twitter, Flickr.

  • 22 March - Water for all... no exception

    As we celebrate World Water Day one week after the successful global students strike for climate, similarities between the two events find an echo in the frustration with political systems which refuse to address obvious and urgent needs of the people.

  • Human rights to water and sanitation lead the way to leaving no one behind, says UN expert

    The call to action comes from Léo Heller, the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation.

  • Stand up for Human Rights and Dignity for All

    In 1966, the UN General Assembly proclaimed 21 March as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination to commemorate the 1960 Sharpeville massacre in South Africa. An event that led to the killing of 69 blacks and more than 180 wounded, after police fired on a crowd of anti-apartheid protesters. 59 years have passed, and not much has changed.

  • PSI mourns death and destruction left by Cyclone Idai

    PSI is devastated and heartbroken at the death and destruction caused by tropical Cyclone Idai which roared into Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi on 14-15 March. Over 500 people have so far been confirmed dead, but the death toll is feared to be much higher as affected areas continue to receive news of more casualties.

  • Access to tap water in unequal between the poor and the rich in Jakarta.

    Trade agreements put our right to water at risk

    Trade agreements like the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) are designed to make it easier for foreign multinational corporations to invest and do business. In doing so, they put the rights of citizens and workers second to profits. Read an Op-Ed by Abdul Somad, president of PSI affiliate Jakarta Water Workers’ Union (SP PDAM Jakarta).

  •  RCEP CSO National Meeting: At a national meeting of CSOs in conjunction with the 25th round of negotiations for RCEP, Indonesian trade unions raised their concerns about the challenges that RCEP poses to the right to water, workers' rights, and democratic decision-making.

    Union voices at Asia RCEP trade talks highlight undermining of workers’ rights

    The 25th round of negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnerships (RCEP) concluded on February 28th in Bali, Indonesia. At a half-day consultation organized by trade negotiators, trade union representatives raised the challenges that RCEP poses to democratic decision-making, the right to water, and workers’ rights.