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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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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
Keywords : Activities; Technical document; Human and trade union rights;
15/03/2018

World Social Forum 2018

The World Social Forum has consolidated itself as an open space of horizontal and plural encounter for the democratic debate of ideas, the formulation of proposals, the free exchange of experiences and the articulation for effective actions by organizations and movements of the planetary civil (...)
12-17 March 2018 Salvador, Bahia, BRASIL Keywords : Activities; Human and trade union rights; Peace And Security; Migration;
16/01/2018

2018 Survey Questionnaire on TRADE UNION RIGHTS VIOLATION

The ITUC has been exposing violations of trade union rights for more than 30 years. We publish this information on the website of the ITUC Survey and use it to develop the ITUC Global Rights Index which rates 140 countries on a scale from 1-5 based on the degree of respect for workers’ rights. (...)
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01/10/2018

The first woman as the head of one of the largest South African trade union organizations.

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), which has 1.6 million members, has just taken a woman to its head. This was on the sidelines of its 13th Annual Congress held in Midrand, South Africa, from September 17th to (...)
17 - 20 Septembre 2018 Johannesburg , South Africa Keywords : South Africa ; Human and trade union rights ; Organising And Workers Empowerment - Trade Union Unity ;
01/10/2018

Attack of the eSwatini Royal Police against peaceful protesters

A peaceful protest initiated on Tuesday 18th September by members of the Trade Union Congress of Swaziland (TUCOSWA) to draw attention to a number of pressing work place and livelihood issues, notably relating to salary increases and cost of living allowances was viciously repressed and (...)
18 Septembre 2018 Mbabane , eSwatini Keywords : Swaziland Democracy ; Human and trade union rights ; Peace And Security ; Swaziland ;
01/10/2018

Trade Union Training on Rights-based Approach to Labour Migration

In partnership with the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU) conducted a two-day national training workshop on “Trade Union Training on Rights-based Approach to Labour Migration.”
22 - 23 Septembre 2018 Mogadishu , Somalia Keywords : Human and trade union rights ; Peace And Security ; Somalia ; Migration ;
22/09/2018

PRESS STATEMENT: NLC CONDEMNS THE KILLING AND ABDUCTION OF HEALTH WORKERS BY SUSPECTED INSURGENTS

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) expresses utmost outrage at the recent killing and abduction of health workers by criminals suspected to be insurgents. This is the umpteenth time that such killings and abductions are taking place especially in North East, Nigeria. The NLC (...)
18 September 2018 Abuja, NIGERIA Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Nigeria ; Peace And Security ;
21/09/2018

ITUC-Africa statement on the brazen attack of the eSwatini Royal Police against peaceful protesters

Dear Mr. Prime Minister, Protest against the brazen attack of the eSwatini Royal Police against peaceful protesters The African Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa (www.ituc-africa.org) writes to express its concern about the recent police attack (...)
20 September 2018 Lomé, TOGO Keywords : Swaziland Democracy ; Human and trade union rights ; Protest letters ; Swaziland ;
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ITUC AFRICA

Dear President Ramaphosa, On behalf of the African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org) - I convey to you our profound commendation and appreciation for the institution of national minimum wage in South (...)