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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;
27/09/2017

ITUC-AFRICA SOLIDARITY STATEMENT WITH COSATU ON THE OCCASION OF HER NATIONAL STRIKE ACTION

The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) representing over 17 million workers in 51 of the 55 African countries conveys her full solidarity and support for the 27 September 2017 National Strike Action called by the Congress of South (...)
Keywords : Activities; South Africa; Human and trade union rights; Solidarity Letters;
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04/07/2017

Regional meeting of the Inclusive Framework on BEPS for French speaking countries - Trade union comments

Capacity building and resource for tax administrations in African countries A year after its creation at the request of the G20, 99 countries, including many African countries, participated in the Inclusive Framework for the implementation of the BEPS Action Plan. While the objective of broad (...)
3 July 2017 Cotonou, Benin Keywords : Activities ; ILLICIT FINANCIAL FLOWS - “STOP THE BLEEDING” ; Benin ; Technical document ; Human and trade union rights ;
12/06/2017

12 June — World Day Against Child Labour -

This year, the theme for World Day is “In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour.”
12 June 2017 Wolrwide Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ;
08/06/2017

What is the Global Compact on Migration?

On September 19th last year, 193 UN Member States came together in New York at a high-level summit to address large movements of refugees and migrants. They adopted The New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants which “recognized the need for a comprehensive approach to human mobility and (...)
Keywords : Human and trade union rights ; Migration ;
11/05/2017

Press Release: Funds flowing illicitly out of South Africa must end now

Trade Unions and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in South Africa met in Johannesburg on the 09th – 10th May 2017, under the theme “Curbing illicit financial flows for public sector development and public service delivery: The role of trade unions and civil (...)
10 May 2017 Keywords : ILLICIT FINANCIAL FLOWS - “STOP THE BLEEDING” ; South Africa ; Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Structural Transformation For Africa’s Development ;
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ITUC AFRICA

2018
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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. (...)