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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20/11/2012

PARALEGAL TRAINING WORKSHOP 19th-21st November, 2012 Abuja-Nigeria

In Africa, workers and other forms of human rights continue to come under attack at workplaces and in communities.
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13/10/2012

Letter to Kenyan Chief Justice on the Conviction of COTU Secretary General Bro. Francis Atwoli

The African Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC Africa) would like to express its shock and dismay at the news regarding the conviction of one of the most committed and distinguished trade unionists in Africa, Brother Francis (...)
Keywords : Human and trade union rights ; Protest letters ; Kenya ;
10/09/2012

ITUC-AFRICA’S STATEMENT ON THE OCCASION OF GWoA

Press statement on the Occasion of the Global Week of Action for Swaziland: ITUC and ITUC-Africa solidarity with working men and women and citizens of Swaziland in their legitimate demand for true multiparty democracy - 6 September, 2012, Johannesburg, South (...)
Keywords : Declarations ; Swaziland Democracy ; Human and trade union rights ; Swaziland ;
05/09/2012

Letter to AU in solidarity with Swaziland

Dear M. Dlamini Zuma, I am writing to you on the occasion of the upcoming celebration of Independence Day in Swaziland. On 6 September, this AU member state will commemorate its independence from British rule, which it obtained in (...)
Keywords : Swaziland Democracy ; Human and trade union rights ; Solidarity Letters ; Swaziland ;
05/09/2012

Apartheid-era Murder Charges Against 270 Miners “Absurd”

31 August 2012: The laying of murder charges against 270 South African miners under a common purpose law notorious during the apartheid era is absurd, according to the ITUC.
Keywords : South Africa ; Declarations ; 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. (...)