Activities

Report of the 2019 Africa International Labour Conference (ILC) preparation meeting

The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org) and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) conducted the preparatory meeting for the 2019 International Labour (...)
20-22 March 2019 Kigali, RWANDA
March
2019

Africa Trade Unions Holds Talks with State Secretary, German Ministry for Environment

On the side lines of the 4th session of the United Nations Environment Assembly, the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung - Kenya Office - organized a consultative meeting between the State Secretary (Deputy Minister) of the German Ministry of Environment - (...)
13 March 2019 Nairobi, KENYA
March
2019

Category : Technical document ; Zambia ; ATUDN ;

Private Sector Seminar, Lusaka 26-27 March 2019

The TUDCN is organising a two day seminar on the involvement of private sector in development programmes in Africa. The first day will be dedicated to the major trends and new developments in this area, and the second day will focus on blended (...)
26-27 March 2019 Lusaka, ZAMBIA
March
2019

Category : Technical document ; Zambia ; ATUDN ;

ATUDN General Meeting, Lusaka, 27-28 March 2019

The African Trade Union Development Network (ATUDN) is holding its General Meeting in Lusaka, Zambia, on 27-28 March 2019. A major focus will be placed on the work of trade unions around the Sustainable Development Goals, notably in relation (...)
27-28 March 2019 Lusaka, ZAMBIA

UNEA 4: Trade Unions Call For Urgent Action on Marine Litter, Plastic Pollution and Toxic Chemicals

Over 4700 people are in Nairobi this week to participate in the Fourth Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly running from 11 - 15 May 2019. The Summit is the highest decision making body on the environment; bringing together Heads (...)
10 March 2019 Nairobi, KENYA
February
2019

Maltreatment and detention of an African Trade Union Leader, KWASI ADU-AMANKWAH, in Zimbabwe

This is to bring to your attention that the General Secretary of the African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org), Comrade Kwasi Adu-Amankwah (a Ghanaian) has been forcefully (...)
26 February 2019 A call for swift intervention from the Office of the President of Zimbabwe

URGENT CALL TO SECURE CITIZENS’ CIVIL LIBERTIES AGAINST ALARMING VIOLENCE BY THE POLICE AND OTHER SECURITY FORCES OF ZIMBABWE

Dear Mr President, The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org) writes to protest the repressive and vicious attacks by the Zimbabwe Police and other security forces against (...)

MESSSAGE OF SUPPORT to the NLC: FORWARD WITH THE STRUGGLE FOR NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE

ITUC-Africa has followed the protracted campaign for a new national minimum wage for Nigerian workers. We rejoice with the NLC and Nigerian workers that after several delays and hiccups on the part of the Executive arm of government, a Bill for (...)
27 January 2019 Lome, TOGO

ITUC-Africa Protests Against Arrest of Sierra Leone Trade Unionists and Government Interference in Union Affairs

I write on behalf of the African Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org) representing over 17 million workers in 52 African countries to protest the arrest and detention of trade (...)
15 Decembre 2018 Lomé, TOGO
December
2018

Commemorating the 2018 International Human Rights Day: Use the Global Compact for Migration (GCM) as a multilateral approach to drive a pro-rights based approach for migration governance

Today, 10th December is the International Human Rights Day and is also the 70th anniversary of the declaration of the Universal Human Rights Declaration as endorsed by the United Nations. Today is also the day that the United Nations’ Global (...)
10 December 2018 Lomé, TOGO

ITUC AFRICA

The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org) and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) conducted the preparatory meeting for the 2019 International Labour Conference (ILC). This year’s ILC will mark the centenary (...)