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Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU)

Secretary General,
ZCTU,
P.O. Box 20652,
KITWE
Zambia
 
Tel. 260 2 221446/224765
Fax: 260 2 228284
E-mail: zctu@zamnet.zm
E-mail: zctusap@coppernet.zm

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03/10/2017

ZIMBABWE CSOs discuss progress on SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

Civil society organisations of Zimbabwe and government representatives got together on 8 September 2017 to discuss national progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Following Zimbabwe’s Voluntary National Review (VNR) on the SDGs at this year’s High Level Political Forum (HLPF), (...)
8 September 2017 Harare, Zimbabwe Keywords : Zimbabwe; Newsletters; ATUDN;
31/08/2017

COUNTRY PROFILE -ZIMBABWE: A TRADE UNION FOCUS ON THE SDGs

Out of the trade union priority SDGs, the government of Zimbabwe has prioritised implementation of SDGs 5 (gender equality), 8 (decent work and economic growth) and 13 (climate action). Trade unions stress the need to also prioritise SDGs 1 (eradicating poverty), 10 (reduced inequalities) and (...)
Keywords : Zimbabwe; Technical document; ATUDN;
01/03/2017

ZCTU Submission to the ILO High Level Mission on the Status of Implementation of CAS Conclusions 2016

Background The CAS Conclusions 2016 The Committee took note of the information provided by the Government representative and the discussion that followed on issues raised by the Committee of Experts. The Committee welcomed the Government’s indication that steps were being taken to harmonize (...)
Keywords : Zimbabwe; Human and trade union rights; Reports ;
30/11/2016

PRESS RELEASE : Workers not ready for the national health insurance scheme

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Union (ZCTU) has learnt with surprise that Cabinet has approved the setting up of a National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), despite our reservations to the move. While noting that the idea is noble, the ZCTU believes the timing is wrong given the fact that the (...)
2016 November 26 Zimbabwe Keywords : Zimbabwe; Newsletters;

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19/03/2019

SOLIDARITY MESSAGE TO THE PEOPLE OF ZIMBABWE FOLLOWING CYCLONE IDAI

The African Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (www.ituc-africa.org) would like to express its solidarity to comrades in ZCTU, to the entire population of Zimbabwe and particularly to the victims of the deadly Cyclone “Idai” that has devastated Chipinge and (...)
Keywords : Zimbabwe Climate Change And Environment Solidarity Letters
26/02/2019

Maltreatment and detention of an African Trade Union Leader, KWASI ADU-AMANKWAH, in Zimbabwe

This is to bring to your attention that the General Secretary of the African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org), Comrade Kwasi Adu-Amankwah (a Ghanaian) has been forcefully taken from Jameson Hotel where he checked into upon (...)
26 February 2019 A call for swift intervention from the Office of the President of Zimbabwe
Keywords : Zimbabwe Activities Declarations Protest letters
01/02/2019

Press Statement Released at the NLC’s Organized Protest to the Zimbabwean High Commission

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has followed with absolute shock and a sense of outrage the ugly incidents that have trailed the mass protests in Zimbabwe. The protests were occasioned by the sudden increase in pump prices of petroleum products by the government of (...)
1 February 2019 Abuja, NIGERIA
Keywords : Zimbabwe Human and trade union rights Protest letters Nigeria
28/01/2019

URGENT CALL TO SECURE CITIZENS’ CIVIL LIBERTIES AGAINST ALARMING VIOLENCE BY THE POLICE AND OTHER SECURITY FORCES OF ZIMBABWE

Dear Mr President, The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org) writes to protest the repressive and vicious attacks by the Zimbabwe Police and other security forces against peaceful protesters demanding an end to the (...)
Keywords : Zimbabwe Activities Human and trade union rights Protest letters Peace And Security Extending Social Protection
12/10/2018

ITUC AFRICA condemns attack on ZCTU demonstrators and demands the immediate and unconditional release of arrested trade union leaders.

Dear Mr. President, I write on behalf of the African Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa, www.ituc-africa.org) to condemn the blocking of a peaceful demonstration by the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) and the subsequent arrest of leaders (...)
11 October 2018 Lomé, TOGO
Keywords : Zimbabwe Declarations
18/09/2018

ZCTU PRESS STATEMENT on CHOLERA OUTBREAK

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) is seriously concerned by the latest cholera outbreak which has claimed more than 20 lives countrywide. This is the second outbreak with last one being in 2008 that claimed 1000 lives.
12 September 2018 Harare, Zimbabwe
Keywords : Zimbabwe Declarations
02/08/2018

Statements related to Zimbabwe’s Elections

Joint Statement by International Election Observation Missions to Zimbabwe’s Harmonised Elections STATEMENT OF THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE COMMISSION ON THE ELECTIONS IN ZIMBABWE
30 July - 2 August 2018 Harare, Zimbabwe
Keywords : Zimbabwe Declarations Peace And Security
20/04/2018

PRESS RELEASE from ZCTU : NURSES STRIKE - VICE PRESIDENT CONSTATINO CHIWENGA OUT OF ORDER

The purported firing of striking nurses by Vice-President Constatino Chiwenga is completely out of order and must be condemned in the strongest terms.
19 April 2018 Harare, Zimbabwe
Keywords : Zimbabwe Declarations Human and trade union rights
20/04/2018

PRESS RELEASE: ZCTU MESSAGE TO MARK INDEPENDENCE DAY

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) joins the rest of the country in celebrating Independence Day. We take cognisance of the significance of this day to all Zimbabweans and the role played by freedom fighters and the masses to liberate the country from the evil minority (...)
17 April 2018 Harare, Zimbabwe
Keywords : Zimbabwe Declarations
16/03/2018

ZCTU - DOCTORS’ STRIKE: FAILED MINISTER PARERENYATWA MUST RESIGN

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) is greatly disturbed by the government’s lack of seriousness in resolving its dispute with the striking doctors. The continued strike by the doctors is causing untold suffering of ordinary Zimbabweans as it has paralyzed operations at state-run (...)
15 Mars 2018 Harare, Zimbabwe
Keywords : Zimbabwe Declarations Human and trade union rights

ITUC AFRICA

The Africa’s regional organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) through the Africa Trade Union Development Network (ATUDN) hosted a side event during the UNECA regional forum on SDGs. Under the theme “The centrality of decent work in achieving the SDGs: it (...)