Human and trade union rights : PROGRAMME AREA

Human rights are a concept that every human being has rights universal, inalienable, whatever the positive law or other local factors such as ethnicity, nationality or religion.

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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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19/07/2013

ITUC-Africa raises concern over Somalia new media law

The African Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) expresses deep concern over the draft media law passed in Somalia on 11 July 2013 by the Council of Ministers.
Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Somalia ;
17/07/2013

Urgent appeal for the full implementation of the 20% salary increment for Ugandan teachers

Dear Mr. President, Urgent appeal for the full implementation of the 20% salary increment for Ugandan teachers.
Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Uganda ;
16/07/2013

NLC PRESS RELEASE :THESE TARIFFS CANNOT STAND!

The Nigeria Labour Congress concerned at the incessant and exorbitant review of electricity tariff by the Federal government.
Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Nigeria ; Structural Transformation For Africa’s Development ;
12/07/2013

NLC PRESS STATEMENT : Check this descent to anarchy

The show of shame going on in the Rivers State House of Assembly calls for the condemnation of all well-meaning Nigerians. The Congress condemns this perfidy in the strongest terms as its implication questions not just the eligibility of some legislators, but the commitment of the political (...)
Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Nigeria ;
09/07/2013

Murder of Union Leader: Antonio Petalcorin; Letter to the President of The Philippines

Dear Mr President: The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUCAfrica) expresses its shock at the recent murder of Antonio “Dodong” Petalcorin, President of the Davao City-based Network of Transport Organizations (NETO), an affiliate of the National (...)
Keywords : Human and trade union rights ; Protest letters ;
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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 (...)