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15/12/2018

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 union leaders of the Sierra Leone Labour Congress (...)
15 Decembre 2018 Lomé, TOGO Keywords : Activities; Human and trade union rights; Protest letters ; Sierra Leone;
10/12/2018

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 Compact for Migration (GCM) is being signed in (...)
10 December 2018 Lomé, TOGO Keywords : Activities; Declarations; Human and trade union rights;
24/11/2018

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 development and humanity are real and endless. Everyone can (...)
Free circulation & Migration ITUC-AFRICA / ATUMNET Keywords : Activities; Human and trade union rights; Morocco; Communique; Migration;
25/10/2018

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 contribute to and accelerate development. African trade (...)
Keywords : Activities; Books; Technical document; Human and trade union rights; Nigeria; Uganda; Reports ; Ghana; Kenya; Migration;
06/09/2018

ITUC-AFRICA WELCOMES THE ERADICATION OF EXIT PERMITS FOR MIGRANT WORKERS IN QATAR

The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org) welcomes the recent announcement by the Qatar government to abolish exit permits for migrant workers. We commend the Qatar government for the obvious show of genuine commitment (...)
6 September 2018 Lomé, TOGO Keywords : Activities; Declarations; Human and trade union rights; Migration;
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15/12/2018

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 union leaders of the Sierra Leone Labour Congress (...)
15 Decembre 2018 Lomé, TOGO Keywords : Activities ; Human and trade union rights ; Protest letters ; Sierra Leone ;
10/12/2018

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 Compact for Migration (GCM) is being signed in (...)
10 December 2018 Lomé, TOGO Keywords : Activities ; Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ;
04/12/2018

NLC PRESS RELEASE: WE ARE WORKERS NOT SLAVES

A Press Statement Issued by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in the Wake of Renewed Onslaught Against Organized Labour Through the “No Work… No Pay” Directive by the Federal Government of Nigeria
04 December 2018 Abuja, NIGERIA Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Nigeria ;
27/11/2018

35% of women in the world have experienced physical and / or sexual violence

35 percent of women in the world have experienced physical and / or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual violence from another person at some point in their lives (UN Women). Proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in December 1999, the International Day for the (...)
25 November 2018 Lomé , Togo Keywords : Human and trade union rights ; Gender Equality ;
24/11/2018

BOTSWANA TO GIVE VISA ON ARRIVAL TO TRAVELLERS: A COMMENDABLE DECISION

The Botswana Federation of Trade Unions has learnt with excitement the decision by the Botswana government to, from 24 November 2018, commence the issuance of visa on arrival (at the point of entry) to travellers, especially Africans visiting the country. This move is commendable and (...)
24 Novembre 2018 Gaborone, Botswana Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Botswana ; Migration ;
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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 (...)