Human and trade union rights : PROGRAMME AREA

Human rights are a concept that every human being has rights universal, inalienable, whatever the positive law or other local factors such as ethnicity, nationality or religion.

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24/11/2018

Advancing a progressive Migration governance — African workers/trade Union DEMANDS

We again affirm that migration is a natural, postive and never ending humain phenomenon. Migration is not a crisis, it is the management and governance of it that have serious, but surmountable challenges. The benefits of migration for development and humanity are real and endless. Everyone can (...)
Free circulation & Migration ITUC-AFRICA / ATUMNET Keywords : Activities; Human and trade union rights; Morocco; Communique; Migration;
25/10/2018

STUDY on AFRICA LABOUR MIGRATION TO THE GCC STATES: THE CASE OF GHANA, KENYA, NIGERIA AND UGANDA

PREFACE: Migration is part and parcel of human existence. It is a historical human phenomenon and will continue to be part of human practice across societies, ages and cultures. It cannot be stopped, but certainly can be better managed to contribute to and accelerate development. African trade (...)
Keywords : Activities; Books; Technical document; Human and trade union rights; Nigeria; Uganda; Reports ; Ghana; Kenya; Migration;
06/09/2018

ITUC-AFRICA WELCOMES THE ERADICATION OF EXIT PERMITS FOR MIGRANT WORKERS IN QATAR

The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org) welcomes the recent announcement by the Qatar government to abolish exit permits for migrant workers. We commend the Qatar government for the obvious show of genuine commitment (...)
6 September 2018 Lomé, TOGO Keywords : Activities; Declarations; Human and trade union rights; Migration;
27/03/2018

Template on human and trade union rights incidence reporting format

Modèle de formulaire pour signaler des incidents de violation des droits humains et syndicaux
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04/12/2018

NLC PRESS RELEASE: WE ARE WORKERS NOT SLAVES

A Press Statement Issued by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in the Wake of Renewed Onslaught Against Organized Labour Through the “No Work… No Pay” Directive by the Federal Government of Nigeria
04 December 2018 Abuja, NIGERIA Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Nigeria ;
27/11/2018

35% of women in the world have experienced physical and / or sexual violence

35 percent of women in the world have experienced physical and / or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual violence from another person at some point in their lives (UN Women). Proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in December 1999, the International Day for the (...)
25 November 2018 Lomé , Togo Keywords : Human and trade union rights ; Gender Equality ;
24/11/2018

BOTSWANA TO GIVE VISA ON ARRIVAL TO TRAVELLERS: A COMMENDABLE DECISION

The Botswana Federation of Trade Unions has learnt with excitement the decision by the Botswana government to, from 24 November 2018, commence the issuance of visa on arrival (at the point of entry) to travellers, especially Africans visiting the country. This move is commendable and (...)
24 Novembre 2018 Gaborone, Botswana Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Botswana ; Migration ;
24/11/2018

Advancing a progressive Migration governance — African workers/trade Union DEMANDS

We again affirm that migration is a natural, postive and never ending humain phenomenon. Migration is not a crisis, it is the management and governance of it that have serious, but surmountable challenges. The benefits of migration for development and humanity are real and endless. Everyone can (...)
Free circulation & Migration ITUC-AFRICA / ATUMNET Keywords : Activities ; Human and trade union rights ; Morocco ; Communique ; Migration ;
27/10/2018

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF AN EMERGENCY MEETI NG OF THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL (NECJ OF THE NIGERIA LABOUR CONGRESS (NLCJ HELD ON TUESDAY 23rd OCTOBER, 2018 AT THE PASCAL BAFYAU LABOUR HOUSE

The NEC-in-session received the report on the conclusion of the sittings of the Tripartite National Minimum Wage Negotiating Committee that took place on October 4 & 5, 20 18. NEC took note that the Tripartite National Minimum Wage Negotiating Committee arrived at N30,000 as the figure to (...)
23 OCTOBER, 2018 Abuja, NIGERIA Keywords : Human and trade union rights ; Nigeria ; Extending Social Protection ; Communique ;
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ITUC AFRICA

This week, all roads lead to Katowice - one of the oldest and historic coal mining towns in Europe. Thousands of people are flooding the town for what is described as the biggest annual conference. The 24th session of the Conference of Parties organized by the United Nations Framework (...)