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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15/03/2018

World Social Forum 2018

The World Social Forum has consolidated itself as an open space of horizontal and plural encounter for the democratic debate of ideas, the formulation of proposals, the free exchange of experiences and the articulation for effective actions by organizations and movements of the planetary civil (...)
12-17 March 2018 Salvador, Bahia, BRASIL Keywords : Activities; Human and trade union rights; Peace And Security; Migration;
16/01/2018

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. (...)
Keywords : Activities; Human and trade union rights;
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;
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27/11/2018

35% of women in the world have experienced physical and / or sexual violence

35 percent of women in the world have experienced physical and / or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual violence from another person at some point in their lives (UN Women). Proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in December 1999, the International Day for the (...)
25 November 2018 Lomé , Togo Keywords : Human and trade union rights ; Gender Equality ;
24/11/2018

BOTSWANA TO GIVE VISA ON ARRIVAL TO TRAVELLERS: A COMMENDABLE DECISION

The Botswana Federation of Trade Unions has learnt with excitement the decision by the Botswana government to, from 24 November 2018, commence the issuance of visa on arrival (at the point of entry) to travellers, especially Africans visiting the country. This move is commendable and (...)
24 Novembre 2018 Gaborone, Botswana Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Botswana ; Migration ;
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 ;
27/10/2018

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF AN EMERGENCY MEETI NG OF THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL (NECJ OF THE NIGERIA LABOUR CONGRESS (NLCJ HELD ON TUESDAY 23rd OCTOBER, 2018 AT THE PASCAL BAFYAU LABOUR HOUSE

The NEC-in-session received the report on the conclusion of the sittings of the Tripartite National Minimum Wage Negotiating Committee that took place on October 4 & 5, 20 18. NEC took note that the Tripartite National Minimum Wage Negotiating Committee arrived at N30,000 as the figure to (...)
23 OCTOBER, 2018 Abuja, NIGERIA Keywords : Human and trade union rights ; Nigeria ; Extending Social Protection ; Communique ;
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 ;
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ITUC AFRICA

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 (...)