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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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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11/12/2014

ITUC-AFRICA STATEMENT ON THE COMMEMORATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS

Grinding poverty, insecurity and impunity: dangerous threats to Democracy and Human Rights
Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ;
10/10/2014

Protest against the planned dissolution of TUCOSWA and ATUSWA

I write to convey to you serious concerns from the African Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa), which represents over 17 million workers in 49 African countries - including Swaziland.
Keywords : Swaziland Democracy ; Human and trade union rights ; Protest letters ; Swaziland ;
19/03/2014

News from affiliates, PRESS STATEMENT: "AVOIDABLE DEATH OF OUR YOUTHS"

We are saddened and shocked to learn of the avoidable passing away of over 20 unemployed youths during the course of an ill-fated recruitment exercise conducted yesterday by the Nigérian Immigration Service. In Abuja and Lagos and in several other towns across Nigeria, an army of unemployed of (...)
Keywords : Climate Change And Environment ; Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Nigeria ; Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment ;
19/07/2013

FREE SPEECH AND FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION: FINDING THE BALANCE

A Position Paper of the International Trade Union Confederation June 2013
Keywords : Technical document ; Human and trade union rights ;
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ITUC AFRICA

2018
Jan 16

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. (...)