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Publications & Research


PSI Executive Board 153 Communiqué

19 November 2018

The PSI Executive Board (EB) 153 met on 14-15 November 2018 – the first regular Executive Board meeting since PSI World Congress, in November 2017 in Geneva. After voicing strong concerns about the rise of right wing populism around the world, the meeting heard a full report of global and regional activities, decided on further priorities and activities and welcomed 21 new affiliates.

Tax justice and gender justice in Africa

30 October 2018

This study on tax and public services impact on women and girls in Ghana was commissioned by PSI with support from Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES). The study is available in English and the executive summaries are available in French and Spanish.

Declaration of the African Municipal and Local Government Union Network (AMALGUN) - Nairobi 2018

30 October 2018

The “Nairobi AMALGUN Declaration” is the policy outcome adopted by the African Municipal and Local Government Union Network (AMALGUN) on occasion of the PSI Local and Regional Government (LRG)/Municipal Workshop held for the English-speaking Africa Sub-Region on 23-24/10/2018 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Policy documents adopted by the English-speaking Africa municipal waste sector – Nairobi 2018

29 October 2018

The “Call to Public Authorities” and the “Plan of Action” represent the policy document and action roadmap adopted by the PSI Municipal Waste Workers Network for English-speaking Africa on occasion of the Municipal Waste Services Workshop held for the Sub-Region on 25-26/10/2018 in Nairobi, Kenya.

History RePPPeated - How public private partnerships are failing

08 October 2018

Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) are increasingly being promoted as the solution to the shortfall in financing needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Economic infrastructure, such as railways, roads, airports and ports, but also key services such as health, education, water and electricity are being delivered through PPPs in both the global north and south.

Guidelines for PSI Emergency Response Work

10 September 2018

PSI’s Emergency and Disasters Working Group developed these guidelines to assist unions that represent first responders, frontline workers and other services that are called into action before, during and after emergencies and disasters.