Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment : PROGRAMME AREA

The youth constitutes the greater percentage of the African population and are often the most severely affected by unemployment, an inadequate allocation of government resources for education and training, and the exploitation and discrimination in workplace, resulting in many of them the alienation of the society in which they live in.
The relatively low level of union membership among young workers means they are often deprived of the protection, information and training provided by unions. For this, ITUC-Africa has set as its objective ‘Young workers to become an integral part of trade unions’ and have developed activities to help achieve this objective…

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14/08/2018

National Youth Council of TUC - Ghana Calls for Safe Spaces for the Youth on International Youth Day, 2018

The National Youth Council (NYC) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) of Ghana marked the 2018 International Youth Day under the Theme: *“Safe Spaces for Youth”.
12 Août 2018 Accra, GHANA Keywords : Activities; Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment; Communique; Ghana;
12/08/2018

ITUC-AFRICA YOUTH STATEMENT ON INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY

The Youth Committee of the African Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) will celebrate International Youth Day 2018 with a focus on youth contribution on ending violence and harassment against women and men in the world of work. Violence against (...)
12 August 2018 International Youth Day / ITUC-AFRICA Youth Committee Keywords : Activities; Declarations; Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment;
12/08/2017

ITUC-AFRICA STATEMENT ON THE COMMEMORATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY

On the occasion of the International Youth Day, the African Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) joins millions of young African workers to promote the recognition of young people as key actors for social change, economic growth and sustainable (...)
12 August 2017 Issued in Lomé, TOGO Keywords : Activities; Declarations; Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment;

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16/08/2012

YOUNG WORKERS IN ACTION – GTUC Youth Delegates Conference

On Sunday 12th August 2012, the Great Hall of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology was vibrant with over a hundred and twenty young men and women. The loud cheer of ‘Gbosa’ was enough to inform anyone it was a youth (...)
Keywords : Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment ; Ghana ;
13/08/2012

ITUC-Africa’s statement on the celebration of International Youth Day.

IN COMMEMORATION OF YOUTH DAY–‘Building a better World: Partnering with Youth.’
Keywords : Declarations ; Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment ;
25/05/2012

ILO Youth Employment Forum discusses HIV and AIDS

On 23-25 May 2012, the ILO Geneva hosted a Global Youth Employment Forum to address the challenges young people face in the labour market. The ILO Programme on HIV/AIDS and the world of work (ILO/AIDS) organized two market place sessions in the Youth Employment Forum, with participation of the (...)
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ITUC AFRICA

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 (...)