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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28/01/2019

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 peaceful protesters demanding an end to the (...)
Keywords : Zimbabwe; Activities; Human and trade union rights; Protest letters ; Peace And Security; Extending Social Protection ;
27/01/2019

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 the promulgation of a new national minimum wage (...)
27 January 2019 Lome, TOGO Keywords : Activities; ILLICIT FINANCIAL FLOWS - “STOP THE BLEEDING” ; Human and trade union rights; Solidarity Letters; Nigeria; Extending Social Protection ;
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;
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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 ;
13/09/2018

NLC Press Statement : Lafiya Gas Explosion - Avoidable Tragedy

The Nigeria Labour Congress wishes to sympathise with the government and people of Nasarawa State and victims of gas explosion in Lafia, Nasarawa State which claimed scores of lives and destroyed properties worth fortunes.
11 Sep 2018 Abuja, NIGERIA Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Nigeria ;
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 ;
12/07/2018

Ethiopia, Eritrea sign ’joint declaration of peace and friendship’ in Asmara

Conscious that the peoples of Ethiopia and Eritrea share close bonds of geography, history, culture, language and religion as well as fundamental common interests; Recognizing that over the past decades, they were denied the opportunity to build a bright future for their peoples on the basis (...)
9th July 2018 Asmara, ERITREA Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Eritrea ; Ethiopia ;
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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 - Jochen Flasbarth and two key partners of the FES (...)