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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15/12/2018

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 union leaders of the Sierra Leone Labour Congress (...)
15 Decembre 2018 Lomé, TOGO Keywords : Activities; Human and trade union rights; Protest letters ; Sierra Leone;
10/12/2018

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 Compact for Migration (GCM) is being signed in (...)
10 December 2018 Lomé, TOGO Keywords : Activities; Declarations; Human and trade union rights;
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;
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04/09/2012

The Global Week of Action on Swaziland has Taking Off! URGENT SOLIDARITY ACTION REQUIRED

Reports from Swaziland indicate that the levels of mobilisation inside Swaziland this year have reached unprecedented levels. Marches in rural and urban communities have been very well attended, and the reaction of local people has been very (...)
Keywords : Declarations ; Swaziland Democracy ; Human and trade union rights ;
28/08/2012

World Day for Decent Work 2012

With the global economic crisis still hitting working people hard in every part of the world, trade unions around the world will once again organise mobilisations, events and activities on October 7 to demand decent jobs and full respect for workers’ (...)
Keywords : Newsletters ; Human and trade union rights ; Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment ;
01/08/2012

ITUC-Africa Condemns Execution of Farm Workers

The African Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) strongly condemns the execution of four farm workers by members of Alshabab Islamist group in the District of Wanleweyn of the Lower Shabelle region in southern (...)
Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ;
01/08/2012

A letter calling for global action towards the effective defence, protection and promotion of the rights of Migrants

Dear friends and comrades: We write to you in reference to the global day of action for the rights of migrants, refugees and displaced people on December 18, 2012.
Keywords : Human and trade union rights ; Solidarity Letters ;
04/06/2012

Malawi Govt pleads with MCTU

The Joyce Banda administration has asked the MCTU to withdraw labour rights violations it lodged at the International Labour Organization (ILO)
Keywords : Newsletters ; Human and trade union rights ; Malawi ;
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ITUC AFRICA

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 union leaders of the Sierra Leone Labour Congress (...)