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  • RCEP - trade unions seek consultation by the government

    02 May 2019

    They call for negotiation texts of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP) to be made public and to form the basis of consultations, including through town hall meetings.

  • May Day 2019 - At 100 years old the ILO needs to refind its purpose

    30 April 2019

    On this May 1st, we call on the International Labour Organization (ILO) to stay true to its origins and values. To be relevant and justifiable, and to set the rules for the work of the future, we must ensure the ILO remains free from the interests of private capital.

  • PSI workshop in Indonesia on strengthening women and youth leadership

    29 April 2019

    The national activity of the PSI - DGB BW project was conducted in Jakarta, Indonesia. Anchoring on the theme “Strengthening Women and Youth Leadership in the Trade Union Movement”, 27 young people from six affiliated unions attended the three-day workshop on April 23-25, 2019.

  • Reality of Right to Health in Niger - Political commitment needed

    26 April 2019
    Nouhou Mamadou Badje from Niger

    Guaranteeing the health of the Nigerien population is a constitutional obligation which is supposed to be binding on the government. The right to health is a fundamental human right enshrined in the constitution. But as Nouhou Mamadou Badje from the union SUSAS in Niger, reports, the reality thus far is quite different from the provision of the law.

  • PSI commiserates with WHO on the killing of Epidemiologist fighting Ebola

    25 April 2019

    19 April was a bad Friday, as Dr Richard Valery Mouzoko Kiboung, a Cameroonian epidemiologist working with the World Health Organization was killed by armed militants in civilian clothing, at the Butembo University Hospital, in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

  • Global Unions' statement on UNCSW63

    25 April 2019

    Statement by Global Unions following the 63rd UN Commission on the Status of Women reaffirms that a human rights-based approach is critical for achieving gender equality.