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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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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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13/11/2017

ITUC-Africa welcomes Qatar’s labour industrial reforms: calls on Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain to emulate same

The African Régional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confédération (ITUC-Africa) joins the global trade union fraternity to commend and welcome the décision and commitments made by the govemment of Qatar to progressively reform her industrial relations practices. The reforms will help (...)
Keywords : Activities; Declarations; Human and trade union rights; Migration;
27/10/2017

PRESS RELEASE OF THE RSMMS DELEGATION IN MISSION TO AGADEZ

The steering committee of the Trade Union Network on Mediterranean Sub-Saharan Migration (RSMMS), decided in July 2017 in Tunis, as part of its program for the period 2017-2020, to send a delegation to meet migrants in their journey to find a job. The delegation was accompanied by the (...)
Keywords : Activities; Human and trade union rights; Communique; Migration; Niger;
26/10/2017

Educational video on ILLICIT FINANCIAL FLOWS from AFRICA produced by ITUC-Africa

ITUC-Africa is carrying out a number of educational campaigns to get African audiences aware of how multi-national corporations are syphoning capital from the continent through tax evasion and tax avoidance (e.g. using tax havens to shelter profits). These activities contribute significantly to (...)
Keywords : Activities; ILLICIT FINANCIAL FLOWS - “STOP THE BLEEDING” ; Technical document; Human and trade union rights;
03/10/2017

Press statement of the African Trade Union Migration Network (ATUMNET)

African trade unions and the quest for better migration management: making migration work for development and migrants
12 September 2017 Accra, GHANA Keywords : Activities; Declarations; Human and trade union rights; Migration;
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15/07/2011

Swaziland: Lawyers’ boycott called off

MBABANE – Lawyers have petitioned the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) over the current judicial impasse. Therefore they have called off their boycott of courts in the country in protest of the judicial crisis. The boycott had began last week Friday after the lawyers met and resolved not to (...)
Keywords : Swaziland Democracy ; Human and trade union rights ; Swaziland ;
12/07/2011

Côte d’Ivoire: ITUC calls for immediate release of Basile Mahan Gahé

From : ITUC-CSI-IGB 10:52 Basile Mahan Gahé, general secretary of Dignité, was transferred on Saturday morning from the capital, Abidjan, to a town in the north of the country. The ITUC has reiterated its grave concern for his welfare and has called for his immediate (...)
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23/06/2011

Amnesty International Launches Iran Trade Union Rights Campaign

Amnesty International Launches Iran Trade Union Rights Campaign Amnesty International (AI) has launched a global campaign for worker’s rights in Iran, officially kicked off at a June 10 press conference at the ILO in Geneva organized jointly with IUF, ITF, Education International (EI) and the (...)
Keywords : Human and trade union rights ; Structural Transformation For Africa’s Development ;
20/06/2011

Decent Work Convention Adopted for Domestic Workers

Decent Work Convention Adopted for Domestic Workers The Convention (189) on Decent Work for Domestic Workers was passed by a majority vote during the 100th session of the International Labour Conference (ILC). At exactly 11.44am, the President of the ILC, Prof. Pobert Nkili (Cameroun), (...)
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10/06/2011

Why the Swaziland Democracy Campaign is Supporting the Mass Rally and March for Democratic Zimbabwe Elections

09 June 2011 Why the Swaziland Democracy Campaign is Supporting the Mass Rally and March for Democratic Zimbabwe Elections The Swaziland Democracy Campaign is supporting the call for a march and rally at the special SADC gathering taking place on Saturday 11th June in Sandton, and urges all (...)
Keywords : South Africa ; Swaziland Democracy ; Human and trade union rights ;
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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. (...)