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27 May, 2019Unions are being excluded from negotiations on the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) because of a fast-track approach being used by governments. The unions are demanding that the AfCFTA should respect workers’ rights and labour standards as found in national laws and (...)
13-15 May 2019 Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA
Keywords : South Africa Reports Structural Transformation For Africa’s Development ATUDN

Provisional CAS list: prepare to engage at the ILC

The provisional list for the 2019 International Labour Conference (ILC) cases to be discussed by the Committee on Application of Standards (CAS) is out (please see the document attached).
Keywords : Activities Technical document Human and trade union rights Reports

Seminar on Innovative Ways in Financing Universal Social Protection Floors: Policies, Programs and Practical Examples

"Social protection is too vital for many people; it is not a luxury, too many people are deprived of this RIGHT" – Kwasi Adu Amankwah "Social protection is not a matter of charity, it is a RIGHT which should provide social justice and restore the dignity of ALL – Minster of Poverty Eradication (...)
2 - 3 May 2019 Windoeck, NAMIBIA
Keywords : Activities Namibia Extending Social Protection Reports

Report of the 2019 Africa International Labour Conference (ILC) preparation meeting

The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) conducted the preparatory meeting for the 2019 International Labour Conference (ILC). This year’s ILC will mark the centenary (...)
20-22 March 2019 Kigali, RWANDA
Keywords : Activities Human and trade union rights Peace And Security Reports Rwanda

COP 24: The Highs, The Lows and What is to Come…

This week, all roads lead to Katowice - one of the oldest and historic coal mining towns in Europe. Thousands of people are flooding the town for what is described as the biggest annual conference. The 24th session of the Conference of Parties organized by the United Nations Framework (...)
2-14 December 2018 Katowice, Poland
Keywords : Activities Climate Change And Environment Reports

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Given the enormity of the catastrophe that could befall Africa should the continent experience a full-scale outbreak of the epidemic, we deem it necessary to address the African Union on a number of urgent issues....