Activities

February
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 (...)
26 February 2019 A call for swift intervention from the Office of the President of Zimbabwe

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 (...)

MESSSAGE OF SUPPORT to the NLC: FORWARD WITH THE STRUGGLE FOR NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE

ITUC-Africa has followed the protracted campaign for a new national minimum wage for Nigerian workers. We rejoice with the NLC and Nigerian workers that after several delays and hiccups on the part of the Executive arm of government, a Bill for (...)
27 January 2019 Lome, TOGO

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 (...)

ITUC AFRICA

On the side lines of the 4th session of the United Nations Environment Assembly, the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung - Kenya Office - organized a consultative meeting between the State Secretary (Deputy Minister) of the German Ministry of Environment - Jochen Flasbarth and two key partners of the FES (...)