Activities

ITUC-Africa Protests Against Arrest of Sierra Leone Trade Unionists and Government Interference in Union Affairs

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 (...)
15 Decembre 2018 Lomé, TOGO
December
2018

Commemorating the 2018 International Human Rights Day: Use the Global Compact for Migration (GCM) as a multilateral approach to drive a pro-rights based approach for migration governance

Today, 10th December is the International Human Rights Day and is also the 70th anniversary of the declaration of the Universal Human Rights Declaration as endorsed by the United Nations. Today is also the day that the United Nations’ Global (...)
10 December 2018 Lomé, TOGO
December
2018

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 (...)
2-14 December 2018 Katowice, Poland
November
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 (...)
Free circulation & Migration ITUC-AFRICA / ATUMNET
October
2018

Category : Reports ; ATUDN ; Botswana ;

Policy Forum on Development

More than 100 representatives of civil society organisations, local authorities, trade unions, private sector, African Union (AU) institutions, and European Union (EU) Member States and EU institutions gathered in Gaborone (Botswana) from 8 to (...)
8 - 10 October 2018 Gaborone, Botswana
October
2018

Category : Togo ;

18th meeting of the General Council of ITUC-Africa

The 18th meeting of the ITUC-Africa General Council was held on 17 and 18 October 2018 in Lomé at ITUC-Africa headquarters (Fopadesc). During two days, trade union leaders and members of the General Council of ITUC-Africa, representatives of (...)
17 - 18 October 2018 Lomé , Togo

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 (...)

Commendation for national minimum wage adoption in South Africa and request to support campaign for minimum wages across Africa

Dear President Ramaphosa, On behalf of the African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org) - I convey to you our profound commendation and appreciation for the institution of (...)
4 October 2018 Lomé, TOGO
September
2018

Category : Declarations ; Uganda ;

Statement by ITUC-Africa: ATTACK ON THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE NATIONAL ORGANISATION OF TRADE UNIONS OF UGANDA (NOTU)

ITUC-Africa has learnt with disquiet about the break in at the offices of the National Organisation of Trade Unions of Uganda (NOTU) by unknown persons who made away with computers and documents.
05 Sep 2018 Lomé, TOGO

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 (...)